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Bertin, Rose

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Rose Bertin was born Marie-Jeanne Bertin (1747–1813) in Abbeville, a textile town in the Picardy region of France. Her family was not wealthy, and so she was apprenticed to a marchande de modes (fashion merchant) at a young age. By 1772 she...

The Formation and Currency of a Vestimentary Stereotype: The Sans-culotte in Revolutionary France

Richard Wrigley

Richard Wrigley is a Principal Lecturer and Chair of Department of History of Art,at Oxford Brookes University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning the Body Politic : Dress, Gender, Citizenship

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...The term sans-culotte is one of the most well-known examples of the use of vestimentary vocabulary to identify a distinctive mode of collective political identity. Within the historiography of the Revolution, there is an ongoing debate...

Macedonia: Urban Dress

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

Berg, 2010

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...The Republic of Macedonia is situated on the southeastern part of the Balkan Peninsula. Until the early twentieth century, it was part of the Ottoman Empire. Following the end of World War I, its territory fell within the newly formed...

Fleshing Out the Revolution

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Necklines: The Art of Jacques-Louis David After the Terror (Yale University Press, 1999), 183–204.[…] Fashion under the Directoire was, then, according to this image, a practice of subjective formation in a specific sense...

Introduction

Peter McNeil

Peter McNeil is Professor of Design History at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Fashion: custom, usage, manner of dressing, of adjusting oneself, in a word, everything that serves the “parure” and of luxury; therefore fashion can be considered politically and philosophically.Fashion may be considered in general...
...Introduction The aim of this chapter is refine the model of long-term social processes proposed by Elias (1994) in the Civilizing Process by concentrating on one particular development in the early history of ballet, the transition from...

Brummell, George (Beau)*

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...George Bryan Brummell (or Brummel), most famously known as “Beau" Brummell, was born in Britain in 1778 and died in 1840 in France. His dress and demeanor established many of the canons of dandyism. Although he was not an aristocrat...

Liberty Caps: from Roman Emblem to Radical Headgear

Richard Wrigley

Richard Wrigley is a Principal Lecturer and Chair of Department of History of Art,at Oxford Brookes University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Appearances : Representations Of Dress In Revolutionary France

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...Unlike the cockade, the liberty cap was never the object of specific legislation.This chapter is a revised and expanded version of Wrigley, ‘Transformations of a Revolutionary Symbol: the Liberty Cap in the French Revolution’, French...

From the Studio to the Street

Fashion in European Art : Dress and Identity, Politics and the Body, 1775– 1925

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...In this 1798 French portrait (Figure 1.1), the female sitter poses in an austere neoclassical interior wearing the most radical version of neoclassical fashionable dress: a sheer white muslin overdress twisted at the bust and gathered...

Introduction

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

...An immoderate fondness for dress, for pleasure, and for sway, are the passions of savages; the passions that occupy those uncivilized beings who have not yet extended the dominion of the mind, or even learned to think with the energy...