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Dressing the elite : clothes in early modern England

Author: Susan J Vincent
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clothing occupies a complex and important position in relation to human experience. It gives form to society's ideas about the sacred and secular, about exclusion and inclusion, about age, beauty, sexuality and status. This title explores the meanings that garments held in early modern England.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vincent, Susan J.
Dressing the elite.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 2003
(OCoLC)891715405
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Vincent
ISBN: 1859737463 9781859737460 185973751X 9781859737514
OCLC Number: 52559085
Description: xiv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: 'When I am in Good Habitt' --
Fashioning Appearances --
Addressing the Body --
Clothes Make the Man --
None Shall Wear --
Them and Us, He or She? --
Conclusion: From Riches to Rags.m1.
Responsibility: Susan Vincent.
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