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The language of clothes

Author: Alison Lurie
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the social history of clothing, how clothing conveys information about the wearer, and how the person relates to the surrounding world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lurie, Alison.
Language of clothes.
New York : Random House, ©1981
(OCoLC)562766856
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Lurie
ISBN: 0394513029 9780394513027
OCLC Number: 7554530
Description: x, 272 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Clothing as a sign system --
Youth and age --
Fashion and time --
Fashion and place --
Fashion and status --
Fashion and opinion --
Color and pattern --
Male and female --
Fashion and sex.
Responsibility: Alison Lurie ; with illustrations assembled by Doris Palca.

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Discusses the social history of clothing, how clothing conveys information about the wearer, and how the person relates to the surrounding world.

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