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Cloth and African Identity in Bahia, Brazil

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The Ilê Aiyê (House of Life) Carnaval of the Afro-Brazilian state of Bahia presents a dramatic fusion of drumming, dance, and song. Spectators are routinely stunned by this three-thousand-strong parade, and its impression is owed in part...

Afterword

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Brazil : Globalization and the Representation of Brazilian Dress in National Geographic

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...The temporal and geographical scope of this book, as well as its primary focus on dress and fashion, emerged from dissatisfaction that academic discourse to date has not considered how the popular “scientific” and educational magazine...

Brazilian Fashion Designers

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. 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

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...A new generation of Brazilian fashion designers in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have gained an international profile with conceptual designs that challenge Western presuppositions of what constitutes “Brazilian-ness.”...

History of Dress in the Southern Cone

Carol García

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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

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...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...

Nineteenth-Century Afro-Brazilian Men’s Dress

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...Slavery had an early and lasting impact on the cultural makeup of the colony and country of Brazil. The long-standing connection of Portugal to the African slave trade began well before the “discovery” of Brazil in 1500. This connection...

Carnaval Costume in Brazil

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The predominantly Catholic country of Brazil has more people of African descent than any other nation except Nigeria. In Brazil, the slave trade was not abolished until 1888, resulting in a large population of formerly enslaved people who...

Introduction: Fashioning Brazil and Brazilian Self-Fashioning

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Brazil : Globalization and the Representation of Brazilian Dress in National Geographic

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...In February 2014, four months ahead of the World Cup which commenced on June 12, the Brazilian tourism board Embratur requested that a pair of limited edition T-shirts produced by German multinational Adidas be discontinued. The two...

The diffusion, reception and use of Paris style information in Brazil and its couture salons: 1939–1946

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...(opposite) Fashion drawing from the collection ‘Brazilian Beige’ by Worth and Hermès, Sombra, May 1941 (with thanks to the Biblioteca Nacional, Rio de Janeiro).This chapter builds on the thorough research undertaken by Maria Cristina Volpi...

Alexandre Herchcovitch

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designer biography

...Alexandre Herchcovitch was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1971. His interest in fashion began when he was small, playing with fabric, zippers, fasteners, and bindings in the lingerie shop owned by his mother, who also taught him the rudiments...

Fashion and National Identity: An Intercultural Overview

Judith Royer

Instructor of World Cultures, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, Minneapolis, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction What is this unit about? This unit explores the connections between politics, country status and social power and their influence on fashion. Specifically, the set text for each lesson describes the differences in style...