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Labels of Nazi Concentration Camps: The Star of David, Badges, and Markings of Those Persecuted by the Nazi Regime, 1933–1945

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Today the order was issued that from now on Jews have to wear a yellow star-shaped patch. The order tells exactly how big the star patch must be, and that it must be sewn on every outer garment, jacket or coat. When grandma heard this, she...

Cockades: Badge Culture and its Discontents

Richard Wrigley

Richard Wrigley is a Principal Lecturer and Chair of Department of History of Art,at Oxford Brookes University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Appearances : Representations Of Dress In Revolutionary France

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...From the moment of its invention as a patriotic badge in the summer of 1789, the cockade was to remain a continual presence throughout the revolutionary decade and beyond. Tracing its history is therefore tantamount to traversing...

Ancient Maya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The Maya civilization, particularly during the Classical period (250–900 c.e.), provides some of the most extensive evidence for dress in the ancient Americas. Sculpted, modeled, and painted images portray the rituals and myths surrounding...

Representing Authority: New Forms of Official Identity

Richard Wrigley

Richard Wrigley is a Principal Lecturer and Chair of Department of History of Art,at Oxford Brookes University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Appearances : Representations Of Dress In Revolutionary France

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...The recognition of the coming into existence of a new era was expressed by a desire both to efface and abolish the symbolic apparatus and paraphernalia which belonged to that régime henceforward designated as ‘ancien’, and to replace...