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Fashion : a canadian perspective

Author: Alexandra Palmer
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2004.
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Controversial and unconventional, this collection examines Canadian identity in terms of the fashion worn and designed over the last three centuries, and the internal and external influences of those  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Palmer
ISBN: 0802088090 9780802088093 0802085903 9780802085900
OCLC Number: 937117578
Description: 382 s
Contents: Introduction Alexandra Palmer Fashion Identity *'Very Picturesque and Very Canadian': The Blanket Coat and Anglo-Canadian Identity in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century - Eileen Stack* Dressing Up: A Consuming Passion - Cynthia Cooper* Defrocking Dad: Masculinity and Dress in Montreal, 1700-1867 - Jan Noel* The Association of Canadian Coutouriers - Alexandra Palmer Fashion, Trade, and Consumption * Shop and Factory: The Ontario Millinery Trade in Transition, 1870-1930 - Tina Bates*'The Work Being Chiefly Performed by Women: Female Workers in the Garment Industry in Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1871 - Peter J. Larocque* Three Thousand Stitches: The Development of the Clothing Industry in Nineteenth-Century Halifax - M. Elaine Mackay* Enduring Roots: Gibb and Co. and the Nineteenth-Century Tailoring Trade in Montreal - Gail Cariou* Montreal's Fashion Mile: St Gathering Street, 1890-1930 - Elizabeth Sifton Fashion and Transition * Dress Reform in Nineteenth-Century Canada - Barbara E. Kelcey* Fashion and War in Canada, 1939-1945 - Susan Turnbull Caton* Fashion and Refuge: The Jean Harris Salon, 1941-1961 - Lydia Ferrabee Sharman Fashion and Journalism * Laced in and Let Down: Women's Fashion Features in the Toronto Daily Press, 1890-1900 - Barbara M. Freeman* The Fashion of Writing, 1985-2000: Fashion-themed Televisions Impact on the Canadian Fashion Press - Deborah Pulsang* A Little on the Wild Side: Baton's Prestige Fashion Advertising Published in the Montreal Gazette, 1952-1972 - Katherine Bosnitch
Responsibility: edited by Alexandra Palmer.


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