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The Force of fashion in politics and society : global perspectives from early modern to contemporary times.

By: Series: History of retailing and consumptionPublication details: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2010.Description: 1 online resource (299 pages)ISBN:
  • 9781138274228
  • 9781351889704
  • 1351889702
  • 9781351889698
  • 1351889699
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • TT504 .L46 2010
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Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; General Editor's Preface; List of Figures, Maps and Tables; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Fashion and the Practice of History A Political Legacy; Part One Fashion Practice in Early Modern Europe; 2 Middlemen and the Creation of a 'Fashion Revolution': The Experience of Antwerp in the Late Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; 3 Fabricating the Domestic: The Material Culture of Textiles and the Social Life of the Home in Early Modern Europe.
Summary: "The collected papers in this volume position fashion as the lens -- the critical mediating force -- through which to analyse and understand cultural, economic and political shifts within a broad spectrum of societies in Europe, Asia, Africa and America from the seventeenth to twenty-first centuries. Topics include a seventeenth-century failing fashion region, the material politics of marketing American abolitionist fashions, the construction of a fashionable ethos for French perfumes, and the use and meanings of clothing and textiles in the politics of Nigerian silk robes and early modern domestic decor in Europe."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-271) and index.

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; General Editor's Preface; List of Figures, Maps and Tables; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Fashion and the Practice of History A Political Legacy; Part One Fashion Practice in Early Modern Europe; 2 Middlemen and the Creation of a 'Fashion Revolution': The Experience of Antwerp in the Late Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; 3 Fabricating the Domestic: The Material Culture of Textiles and the Social Life of the Home in Early Modern Europe.

4 Luxury, Fashion and Peasantry: The Introduction of New Commodities in Rural Catalan, 1670-1790Part Two The Politics and Practice of Fashion in the Long Nineteenth Century; 5 Fashion Sprayed and Displayed: The Market for Perfumery in Nineteenth-century Paris; 6 'Fashion has extended her influence to the cause of humanity': The Transatlantic Female Economy of the Boston Antislavery Bazaar; 7 Silk and Sartorial Politics in the Sokoto Caliphate (Nigeria), 1804-1903; Part Three Fashion Strategies, Global Practice.

8 Designing, Producing and Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashions in Canada 9 Reclaiming Materials and Fashion-Work in the Urban Philippines; 10 The City, Clothing Consumption, and the Search for 'the Latest' in Colonial and Postcolonial Zambia; Bibliography; Index.

"The collected papers in this volume position fashion as the lens -- the critical mediating force -- through which to analyse and understand cultural, economic and political shifts within a broad spectrum of societies in Europe, Asia, Africa and America from the seventeenth to twenty-first centuries. Topics include a seventeenth-century failing fashion region, the material politics of marketing American abolitionist fashions, the construction of a fashionable ethos for French perfumes, and the use and meanings of clothing and textiles in the politics of Nigerian silk robes and early modern domestic decor in Europe."--Back cover.

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