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Dress and Ethnicity
Language: un
Pages: 316
Authors: Regents' Professor Emerita Joanne B Eicher, Joanne B. Eicher
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic

From African-American women's headwraps to beauty pageants in Swaziland, this absorbing book explores ethnicity through the frequently noticed but less often analyzed human phenomenon of dress. The authors -- ethnographers, folklorists, and textile scholars -- present case studies from around the world to illustrate their different theoretical frameworks and assumptions.
Dress and Ethnicity
Language: un
Pages: 332
Authors: Joanne B. Eicher
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-11-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

From African-American women's headwraps to beauty pageants in Swaziland, this absorbing book explores ethnicity through the frequently noticed but less often analyzed human phenomenon of dress. The authors -- ethnographers, folklorists, and textile scholars -- present case studies from around the world to illustrate their different theoretical frameworks and assumptions.
Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion: West Europe
Language: un
Pages: 568
Authors: Doran H. Ross
Categories: Clothing and dress
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Berg Publishers

This volume examines the complex strands that make up the European tradition of dress and fashion. Europe's varied landscapes and climates have influenced ways of dressing, as have continental and regional historical movements. West Europe, while emphasizing the global importance of European dress and fashion since 1800, provides information about
The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion
Language: un
Pages: 448
Authors: Brent Luvaas, Joanne B. Eicher
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts

Anthropologists have examined how diverse human populations modify and dress their bodies since the earliest days of the discipline. The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader is the first authoritative anthology of the seminal writings of anthropologists studying clothing and fashion. From classic ethnographies of dress to cutting-edge contemporary
Latin American Fashion Reader
Language: un
Pages: 320
Authors: Regina Root
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-01 - Publisher: Berg Publishers

Latin American fashion's recent gain in popularity can be seen most obviously in mass-market ranges throughout the industrialized West. From the tango-inspired dress of Argentina and guerrilla chic in downtown Buenos Aires to swimwear on Copacabana Beach and the rainbow that adorns Mayan women, Latin America has long been a