Dress and Identity
Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins, Joanne Bubolz Eicher, Kim K. P. Johnson
Fairchild Publications, 1995 - Design - 511 pages
This valuable collection of readings discusses the relationship between dress and identity. Selections from many disciplines present a thorough examination of subjects, such as textiles and clothing, anthropology, sociology, social psychology and womens studies. Some writings are classic statements, others are contributions from recently published books and journals. Each of the books five parts features an introduction that puts entries into context.
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