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Military Fashion and Coup d’Etat in Chile

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The political deployment of media was crucial for the success of the 1973 coup in Chile in which a military junta overthrew President Salvador Allende. It was also vital for the launching of the president of the junta, Augusto Pinochet...

History of Dress in the Southern Cone

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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...

Raíz Diseño—A Nongovernmental Organization

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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...The nongovernmental organization Raíz Diseño emerged in 2007 from a transnational network of Latin American designers formerly known as Circuito Identidades Latinas. Most designers had been working for a decade within the parameters...

Textile Arts of the Mapuche of Chile

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The Mapuche, whose name means “people of the land,” still live close to the land and follow their traditions, which explains the survival of their culture and textiles. In pre-Hispanic times, they were nomadic fishermen...

Latin America

Lanie Denslow

Lanie Denslow has taught International Business and Business Policies for Global Trade at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in California, and worked as an International Business Development Consultant for Macy’s. A few of her professional affiliations include the Foreign Trade Association of LA, Women in International Trade and the British American Business Council. She has written for British Trade and Investment and authored other works relating to international business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World Wise : What to Know Before You Go

Fairchild Publications, 2006

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...I Wish I’d KnownSpanish doesn’t count in Brazil. If I’d done some research, I would have discovered that translating all my materials into Spanish would be useless in Brazil. Worse yet, it revealed my ignorance. In Brazil the language...

South America

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...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...

Visualizing Difference: The Rhetoric of Clothing in Colonial Spanish America

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

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...I would like to thank the editors of Revista de Estudios Hispánicos for granting permission to reprint portions of Meléndez (1995).Clothing has played a vital role in the process of identity construction of different ethnic and racial...