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The visible self : global perspectives on dress, culture, and society / Joanne B. Eicher, Sandra Lee Evenson, Hazel A. Lutz.

Author/Creator:
Eicher, Joanne Bubolz.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
New York : Fairchild Publications, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 446 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Costume.
Costume -- Social aspects.
Costume -- Psychological aspects.
Fashion.
Contents:
Pt. 1. The systematic study of dress
Readings for part 1. The baths / Alev Lytle Croutier
Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner
Eurocentrism in the study of ethnic dress / Suzanne Baizerman, Joanne B. Eicher, Catherine Cerny
Many disciplines, many rewards : Inuit clothing research / Betty Kobayashi Issenman
Dress as a reflection and sustainer of social reality : a cross-cultural perspective / Jean A. Hamilton, James W. Hamilton
Pt. 2. Physical appearance, environment, and dress
Readings for part 2. Pressure of menswear on the neck in relation to visual performance / Leonora M. Langan, Susan M. Watkins
Innerskins/outerskins : gut and fishskin / Pat Hickman
Pt. 3. Scales of culture and dress
Readings for part 3. Gaa̕nda scarification : a model for art and identity / Marla C. Berns
They don't wear wigs here / Barbara A. Schreier
Court, formal and everyday dress during the late Chi̕ng dynasty / A.C. Scott
Transnational biographies and local meanings : used clothing practices in Lusaka / Karen Tranberg Hansen
Pt. 4. Art, aesthetics, and dress
Readings for part 4. The aesthetics of men's dress of the Kalabari of Nigeria / Tonye V. Erekosima, Joanne B. Eicher
The sweetness of fat : health, procreation, and sociability in rural Jamaica / Elisa J. Sobo
Scruffy is badge of pride, but some physicists long for cool / Malcolm W. Browne
Signature style : falling off the
fashion train with Frida, Georgia and Louise / Jo Ann C. Stabb
Pt. 5. Dress and the future
Reading for part 5. Cosmic couture / Elizabeth Snead.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-431) and index.
Contributor:
Evenson, Sandra Lee.
Lutz, Hazel A.
ISBN:
1563670682
OCLC:
43668588
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