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Fabricating consumers : the sewing machine in modern Japan / Andrew Gordon.

Author/Creator:
Gordon, Andrew, 1952-
Publication:
Berkeley, Cailf. : University of California Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Asia--local studies/global themes ; 19.
Asia: local studies/global themes ; no. 19
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Subjects:
Sewing-machine industry -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Singer Sewing Machine Company -- History.
Sewing machines -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Sewing-machine industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Clothing trade -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Consumers -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Singer in Japan. Meiji machines
The American way of selling
Selling and consuming modern life
Resisting Yankee capitalism
pt. 2. Sewing modernity in war and peace. War machines at home
Mechanical phoenix
A nation of dressmakers.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780520267855 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267850 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
712114154