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The magic of fashion : ritual, commodity, glamour

By: Series: Anthropology & Business ; v. 3Publication details: London : Routledge, 2016.Description: 1 online resource (253 pages) : illustrationsISBN:
  • 9780367356316
  • 9781315417974
  • 1315417979
  • 9781315417950
  • 1315417952
  • 9781315417967
  • 1315417960
  • 9781315417943
  • 1315417944
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • GT525 .M64 2016
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Contents:
Ch. 1. First look -- ch. 2. Points of view -- ch. 3. A word from your editor -- ch. 4. Theoretical bling -- ch. 5. People are talking about -- ch. 6. In every issue -- ch. 7. Magical system -- ch. 8. Shamans & spells -- ch. 9. Beauty mantras -- ch. 10. Mane charms -- ch. 11. Smellbound alchemy.
Summary: Drawing on 20 years of ethnographic fieldwork and anthropological theory, anthropologist Brian Moeran argues that fashion magazines are able to cast a spell over their readers by using practices and rituals found in age-old magical and religious rites.
List(s) this item appears in: Fashion & Sustainability e-Books
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E-Book E-Book Whitecliffe Library Online Resource E-Collection E-BOOK (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Online Access - Please see the link E75

Originally published 2015 by Left Coast Press, Inc.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. First look -- ch. 2. Points of view -- ch. 3. A word from your editor -- ch. 4. Theoretical bling -- ch. 5. People are talking about -- ch. 6. In every issue -- ch. 7. Magical system -- ch. 8. Shamans & spells -- ch. 9. Beauty mantras -- ch. 10. Mane charms -- ch. 11. Smellbound alchemy.

Drawing on 20 years of ethnographic fieldwork and anthropological theory, anthropologist Brian Moeran argues that fashion magazines are able to cast a spell over their readers by using practices and rituals found in age-old magical and religious rites.

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