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Dress sense : emotional and sensory experiences of the body and clothes

Author: Bloomsbury (Firm)
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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'Dress Sense' explores the importance of the senses and emotions in the way people dress, and how they attach value and significance to clothing. Inspired by the work of Joanne B. Eicher, contributors offer different multi-disciplinary perspectives on this key and unexplored topic in dress and sensory anthropology.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bloomsbury (Firm)
ISBN: 9781847887139 1847887139
OCLC Number: 1060862576
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I: Historical perspectives. Sight, sound, and sentiment in Greek village dress --
More than costume history: dress in Somali culture --
Dress, Hungarian socialism, and resistance --
Clothes make the empire: British dress in India --
African American enslavement and escaping in disguise --
Part II: Living traditions. The role of scents and the body in Turkey --
Awakening the senses: the aesthetics of Moroccan Berber dress --
The power of touch: women's waist beads in Ghana --
Indian madras plaids as real India --
Performing dress and adornment in Southeastern Nigeria --
Part III: Challenging traditions. Women, migration, and the experience of dress --
Handmade textiles: global markets and authenticity --
Growing old and dressing (dis)gracefully --
Part IV: The future. Embodying the feminine: male-to-female cross-dressing --
Virtual sensation: dress online.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Clay Johnson and Helen Bradley Foster.

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'Dress Sense' explores the importance of the senses and emotions in the way people dress, and how they attach value and significance to clothing. Inspired by the work of Joanne B. Eicher, contributors offer different multi-disciplinary perspectives on this key and unexplored topic in dress and sensory anthropology.

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