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Reforming womens fashion, 1850-1920 : politics, health, and art.

Author: Patricia A Cunningham
Publisher: Kent : Kent State Univ Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the efforts toward reforming women's dress that took place in Europe and America during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Cunningham, Patricia A.
Reforming Women's Fashion, 1850-1920 : Politics, Health, and Art.
Ashland : Kent State University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia A Cunningham
ISBN: 1631010999 9781631010996
OCLC Number: 904811070
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Halftitle Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Introduction: Fashion, Health, and Beauty; Chapter Two: Trousers: The Rational Alternative to Skirts; Chapter Three: The Invisibles: Hygienic Underwear, "Dress Systems," and Making Fashion Rational; Chapter Four: Artistic Dress in England: Visions of Beauty and Health; Chapter Five: Artistic Dress in America; Chapter Six: Artistic Dress and the Modern Design Movement on the Continent; Chapter Seven: Fashion, Dress Reform, and the New Woman; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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