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Crime and fashion in the 1950s and 1960s in socialist hungary

Katalin Medvedev

Katalin Medvedev is a professor at the University of Georgia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Crimes : Dressing for Deviance

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Gilles Lipovetsky declares in the Empire of FashionGilles Lipovetsky, The Empire of Fashion: Dressing Modern Democracy, trans. Catherine Porter (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994). that fashion can only thrive under...

Hungarian Subcultures during Socialism

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The first phase of moral panic about hooliganism can be explored through visual depictions of jampecs (or spivs) in Hungary in the early 1950s. Jampecs were presented as setting a bad example to their peers by following capitalist values...

Hussars: Horsemen of the Eastern Frontier

Thomas S. Abler

Thomas Abler, University of Waterloo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinterland Warriors and Military Dress : European Empires and Exotic Uniforms

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...Un hussard qui n’est pas mort à trente ans n’est qu’en Jean Foutre(A hussar who isn’t dead at thirty is a blackguard) Types and Tasks of Cavalry The first frontier people to have an influence on military uniforms were the horsemen...

Hungary: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Throughout most of its history Hungary had a predominantly agrarian economy. The institutions of the feudal system had been only gradually eliminated during the nineteenth century. The dress of common people was strongly independent...

Dress, Hungarian Socialism, and Resistance

Katalin Medvedev

Katalin Medvedev is a professor at the University of Georgia, USA. 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

...Introduction My father passed away at the age of seventy-five but in my mind’s eye he will always be younger, good-looking, and well-dressed, a distortion of my subjective memory. My dreams of him are all in color, another distortion of my...

Hungarian Fashion after 1989

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...The change of the political regime in 1989 deeply altered the field of Hungarian fashion production established over the previous forty years of Socialist rule. The institutions that dealt with fashion had disappeared, and the contemporary...

Geography and Climate: East Central Europe, the Baltic Countries, Russia, and the Caucasus

Pamela Smith

Pamela Smith is an independent writer, editor and speaker. She regularly contributes to magazines such as Embroidery and Selvedge and other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Central and East Europe extend from northern Germany to Russia’s Pacific coast. The expanse occupied today by Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia is punctuated only by the Ural Mountains. A wooded upland...

Changes in Gender in Socialism

Katalin Medvedev

Katalin Medvedev is a professor at the University of Georgia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...All ideologies strive to project a visual representation, and Socialism was no exception. Socialist subjects were expected to transform the world, and their ideological makeover included their appearance. Socialism sought to transcend class...

Hungary: Urban Dress up to 1948

Katalin Medvedev

Katalin Medvedev is a professor at the University of Georgia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Hungary remained feudalist until the second half of the nineteenth century, delaying the growth of Hungarian urban fashion. Hungary is perhaps best known for colorful ethnic styles, the most renowned being male gala dress (díszmagyar...

Hungary: Urban Dress, 1948 to 2000

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Dress customs in Hungary changed markedly at the turn of the 1950s. The Hungarian Fashion Designers’ Union stated that a modern designer’s task was not to dream up dress fantasy for a few stylish ladies, but to design attractive, practical...