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Shops and shopping, 1800-1914 : where, and in what manner the well-dressed Englishwoman bought her clothes

Author: Alison Adburgham
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Routledge library editions. Retailing and distribution
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Adburgham
ISBN: 9780415540469 0415540461
OCLC Number: 793213370
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Shopping during the Napoleonic Wars; 2. After Waterloo; 3. Women Shopkeepers; 4. Queen Adelaide's 'Buy British' Campaign; 5. The Era of Retail Adventurers; 6. The Apparel and Apparatus of Grief; 7. The Tartan Epidemic and Highland Fever; 8. Country Clothes, Waterproofs and Umbrellas; 9. Shops of the Crinoline Era; 10. Traffic Problems and west End Shopping; 11. Home Dressmaking and Private Dressmakers; 12. The Early Days of Ready-to-Wear; 13. The Beginning of the Department Stores; 14. Westbourne Grove - the Bond Street of the West; 15. Kensington and the Suburbs; 16. The Aesthetic Movement; 17. The Woollen Movement; 18. Shop Fittings and Shops of the Eighties; 19. Co-operatives and Tailoring Houses; 20. The New Woman and the New Shopping; 21. Edwardian Dressmakers; 22. Frou-Frou Ladies and Splendid Sportswomen; 23. The Stores Reach their Zenith; Dates of Establishment; References; Index
Series Title: Routledge library editions. Retailing and distribution
Responsibility: Alison Adburgham.


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