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“Death Dress You Anew”

Fashioning Horror : Dressing to Kill on Screen and in Literature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Death is one of the key instruments for meditating on our existence: comparing our life with the final destiny that each of us will experience may give the measure of the real significance of our earthly journey. Today’s society, founded...

Introduction: ‘When I am in Good Habitt’

Susan Vincent

Susan Vincent is an independent scholar. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...History and Dress In his diary entry for 8 October 1666, Samuel Pepys recorded the beginnings of a new look. England was at war with France and London reeling from the aftermath of the Great Fire, and so the King intended to create...

Epilogue: From Absolutist Gaze to Republican Look

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

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...From lingerie and dresses to ties and trousers, clothing is so obviously differentiated as masculine or feminine in Western culture that we have perhaps overlooked the larger significance of the ways in which our entire culture of clothing...

Archangels of the Andes

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...Scholars have written that Spain conquered Tahuantinsuyu (the Inca Empire) with the sword and cross, but art (and fashion) were not far behind. The mendicant friars who followed Francisco Pizarro and his men to South America were charged...

Summer: The Last Century

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

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...Fashion Source: The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China (University of California Press, 1998), 218–37. […] Against the sensible and conservative advice of Li Jinde was the contrary urge...

Confucianism Manifested in Korean Dress from the Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Undressing Religion : Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

Berg, 2000

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...In spite of limited availability, actual garments from the past are the most precious information source for costume historians. The history of monarchial Korea is often described in three periods: Three-Kingdoms period (c. AD 200–918...

Codpiece

Sandra Lee Evenson

Sandra Lee Evenson is a Professor and Interim Director in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho, USA, where she has taught courses on dress and culture and apparel design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The codpiece was a distinguishing feature of men’s dress from 1408 to about 1575 C.E. Originally a triangle of cloth used to join the individual legs of men’s hose, the codpiece emerged as a nonverbal statement of political and economic...

Objects of Desire, Subjects of the King

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Elisabeth Charlotte, duchesse d’Orleans, confided to her German half-sister Raugräfin Luise in 1698, “It does not behoove me to look at other people’s beauty or ugliness, considering that it has pleased God to make me so very ugly...

Early Noble Dress in Russia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Early Russian dress in the period from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century is widely regarded as a dress of national identity and is generally termed “historic Russian costume.” Its development was completed by the middle...
...The body in modern scholarship serves as a focal point for numerous avenues of research. Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias have even introduced a distinct area of historical research – the ‘history of the body’. As Bryan Turner has stated...