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Indian Madras Plaids as Real India

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dress Sense : Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Many people recognize the expression: “If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is probably a duck.” The expression summarizes the logic behind identifying an object based on its characteristics. For the Kalabari, the cloth called...

Forging Connections, Performing Distinctions

African Dress : Fashion, Agency, Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In Niger, young men often declared to me that dress was a matter of personal choice, not something that should not be dictated by religion, politics, or parental expectations. Despite being largely unemployed and having limited resources...

Dress and Ethnic Differentiation in the Niger Delta

Dress and Ethnicity : Change Across Space and Time

Berg, 1995

Book chapter

...In this article, I examine the role of dress and textile use in establishing ethnic identity among sub-groups of the Ijo ethnic group who live in the delta of the Niger River in Nigeria (See map 7-1 in previous chapter). Nash (1989...

Kalabari Peoples of Nigeria

Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Kalabari Ijo have a long history as traders of cloth and apparel items in the Niger Delta. They traded with the world beyond their immediate boundaries of thirty-two islands found among mangrove swamps of the Niger River tributaries...

Niger

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Niger is a vast landlocked West African country named after the river Niger. Ninety-five percent of the population in Niger is Islamic, and the remainder are Christians and animists. Clothing styles worn by men and women in the Republic...

Lower Niger Delta Peoples and Diaspora

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The inhabitants of the Niger Delta speak dozens of languages and represent nine different language groups. Populations range in size from the Ijo, a diverse group of about two million who live in communities spread throughout the Delta...

Archaeological Evidence

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In Africa, the human body has always been a focus for creative expression. Each culture has evolved its own patterns of dress and associated symbolic system, yet cross-cultural influences and change have constantly occurred. A society...