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Japanese Immigrant Clothing in Hawaii, 1885-1941
Item No.: 151718
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By Barbara F. Kawakami.

Winner of the Association for Asian American Studies 1994 Outstanding Book Award

A detailed account of clothing and work attire worn by Japanese immigrants in Hawai‘i, this book exposes the many trials and hardships faced by the Issei.

Barbara F. Kawakami, raised on a sugarcane plantation, had a career as a dressmaker and homemaker before earning her B.S. in textile and clothing and an M.A. in Asian studies.

Paper: 220 pp. B/W photos.

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