Men and Women: Dressing the Part

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Claudia Brush Kidwell, Valerie Steele
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989 - Design - 188 pages

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The editors have assembled the most remarkable book on the history of fashion available today. More than just a history, it analyzes what changes in fashion say about gender, class, and morality ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION Barbara A Schreier
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THE CHILDRENS DEPARTMENT Jo B Paoletti and Carol L Kregloh 42 CLOTHING AND SEXUALITY Valerie Steele
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DRESSING FOR WORK Valerie Steele
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Valerie Steele is chief curator and acting director, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. She is founder and editor of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture.

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