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Material women, 1750-1950 : consuming desires and collecting practices

Author: Maureen Daly Goggin; Beth Fowkes Tobin
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Daly Goggin; Beth Fowkes Tobin
ISBN: 9781315091372 1315091372 1351558919 9781351558914 9781351558891 1351558897
OCLC Number: 993647299
Notes: Originally published 2009 by Ashgate Publishing.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 384 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : consumption as a gendered social practice / Beth Fowkes Tobin --
"The things I so indispensably needed" : material objects as a reflection of Mary Shelley's life / Pamela Siska --
Material women : the department-store fashion poster in Paris, 1880-1900 / Ruth E. Iskin --
Nostalgic appetites : female desire and wartime rationing in Virginia Woolf's Between the acts and Noel Streatfeild's Saplings / Andrea Adolph --
A touch of distinction : furnishing French aristocratic homes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Elizabeth C. Macknight --
"Novel and ingenious" : innovative graphic arts in the women's magazines of the 1840s and the construction of middle-class taste / Cynthia Patterson --
The woman's paradise : the American fantasy, home appliances, and consumer demand in liberation France / Rebecca J. Pulju --
Talking points : advertising female telephone identity / Emily Bills --
Trans-coding nationalism : subjectivity and military themes in Regency women's dress / Ellen Kennedy Johnson --
"The beauty of her hands" : the glove and the making of the middle-class body / Ariel Beaujot --
Made for Maharanis : aesthetics of courtly women in colonial princely India / Angma D. Jhala --
Harmony and concealment : how Chinese women fashioned the Qipao in 1930s China / Wessie Ling --
Women, clothing, and politics in Senegal in the 1940s-1950s / Dior Konaté --
The duchess's shells : natural history collecting, gender, and scientific practice / Beth Fowkes Tobin --
Woman of letters : Elizabeth Gaskell's autograph collection and victorian celebrity / Pamela Corpron Parker --
The women of Liulichang : female collectors and bibliophiles in the late Qing / Shana J. Brown --
Japanese objects in impressionist women's art : collecting culture and creating identity / Jennifer T. Criss --
The female past and modernity : displaying women and things in New Zealand department stores, expositions, and museums, 1920s-1960s / Bronwyn Labrum.
Responsibility: edited by Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin.


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