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Lise Skov

Lise Skov is Associate Professor of Creative Industries at Copenhagen Business School. She is the Editor of the Consumption in Asia book series, and co-editor of Women, Media and Consumption in Japan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

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...Fur comes from animal pelts that are chemically treated to make the leather supple and retain the hairs, which consist of guard hairs and underwool. Although furs come from many different animals, the most common in the twenty-first century...