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The Ways People In The West Viewed Those In China Have Changed Greatly Over The Past 150 Years Thanks To The Evolution Of Communication, Photography, News And Movies. In Large Part Fashion And Traditional Forms Of Dress Have Helped To Shape Opinions And Thoughts On Culture And Politics On The Other Side Of The World. From The Queue Or Man's Hair Braid To The Women's Suit Known As The Qipao To The So-Called Mao Suit Each Form Of Fashion Has Come To Represent Unique Eras In US-China Relations. Sean Metzger, Assistant Professor Of Peformance Studies In the UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Televison, Explores This Topic In Depth In His New Book, Chinese Looks.

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