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Scattered Bodies, Unfashionable Flesh

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...I arrived in Buenos Aires in the late evening on 18 December. It was hot. And I am not just talking about the weather. Over the next two days popular demonstrations would commemorate the social and economic collapse of the country two years...

Fashioning Independence: Gender, Dress and Social Space in Postcolonial Argentina

Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...A previous version of this chapter appeared in Spanish in 1999 in Folios 35(6): 3–11. Courtesy of Monte Ávila Editores.The clothing choices of the fashionable few can have a profound impact on the political discourse of a country. The word...

History of Dress in the Southern Cone

Carol García

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Eva Medalla

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Laura Novik

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Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Dress in the Southern Cone region, which includes Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and the southernmost regions of Brazil and Paraguay, has traditionally blended indigenous roots and foreign influences, both of which remain prevalent in today...

Film and Fashion

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Attempting a full account of film and fashion in the two dozen nations of Latin America is a daunting task. The mere concept of regional and even national cinemas in Latin America is subject to debate, while the question of what Latin...

Far Eastern Influences in Latin American Fashions

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...In 1625, Thomas Gage wrote: (Gage 1958: 67) It is a by-word that at Mexico four things are fair; that is to say, the women, the apparel, the horses, and the streets. But to this I may add the beauty of some of the coaches of the gentry...

Ponchos of the River Plate: Nostalgia for Eden

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Translated by Regina A. Root and Silvia Tandeciarz. A previous Spanish-language version of this essay appeared in Ponchos de las tierras del Plata (Buenos Aires: Verstraeten Editores, 1999).The poncho is a simple and functional article...

Tailoring the Nation: Fashion Writing in Nineteenth-Century Argentina

Regina A. Root

Regina A. Root is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, College of William and Mary. 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

...Clothing has functions so apparent that they become easily dismissed, trivialized, or forgotten altogether. But the same coat that keeps out the elements can also distinguish one’s social class as well as one’s political affinities...

Gaucho Dress

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...The Spanish introduced the horse and horned cattle to the New World, and the first horsemen of North and South America were the indigenous residents of the Pampas and plains. Later, the emigrants who dealt with these animals, from...

South America

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Map of South America.After studying this chapter, you should be able to:Describe how economic instability affects retailing and the choices consumers make.Explain the role of retailing in less developed and emerging economies.Describe...

South American Headwear

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Two basic factors influence clothing and headwear worn by South Americans; one derives from ancient indigenous cultures, and the other from cultural diffusion resulting from the conquest and colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese. Most...