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Between East and West—Elite Fashions and Political Change in the Romanian Principalities, 1774–1850

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

Berg, 2010

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...Foreign observers often remarked on the love of luxury among Greek and Romanian nobles at the Phanariot courts of Bucharest and Iasi. Details excepted, female and male figures looked very similar in long, ample vestments. When the Swedish...

Wearing Antebellum Clothing

Helen Bradley Foster

Foster was a Lecturer, University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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“New Raiments of Self” : African American Clothing in the Antebellum South

Berg Publishers, 1997

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...Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than merely to keep us warm. They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us.Thus, there is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us...

Baudelaire, Charles

Valerie Steele

Often quoted in media, Valerie Steele has been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News “Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful.” She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture (Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamour; The Corset: A Cultural History; Paris Fashion; Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now; Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power; and Women of Fashion: 20th-Century Designers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Charles-Pierre Baudelaire (1821–1867) was perhaps the greatest French poet of the nineteenth century. He is most famous for a volume of poetry, Les fleurs du mal (Flowers of evil), published in 1857, which was prosecuted for blasphemy...

Dress and the Negotiation of Relationships Between the Eastern Dakota and Euroamericans in Nineteenth-Century Minnesota

Sandra Lee Evenson

Sandra Lee Evenson is a Professor and Interim Director in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho, USA, where she has taught courses on dress and culture and apparel design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David J. Trayte

David J. Trayte

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Religion, Dress and the Body : Dress, Body, Culture

Berg, 1999

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...In August 1862, tensions between the Eastern Dakota Indians and Whites erupted in violent conflict. In this bloody watershed in Dakota and White relations, over 450 White men, women and children were killed and approximately 250 were taken...

Godey’s Lady’s Book

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Godey’s Lady’s Book, first published in Philadelphia in 1830 as Godey’s Ladies’ Handbook, was the leading women’s magazine in mid-nineteenth-century America. Similar publications had been produced in Europe since the late eighteenth century...

Evening Dress

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Simply put, evening dress is the prevailing style prescribed by fashion to be worn in the evening. Though straightforward in its basic definition, there are surprisingly complex expectations related to appropriateness of fashionable dress...

The Immigrant

Christopher Breward

Christopher Breward is Professor in Historical and Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning London : Clothing and the Modern Metropolis

Berg, 2004

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...A bird's eye view of London from Lambeth by T. Sulman, c.1859 (Corporation of London)In the seventy-four years between 1840 and 1914 which marked London's heyday as a World City, the metropolis was frequently conceived of by commentators...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ethnic Dress

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

Berg, 2010

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...Ethnic dress in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which preserved rather archaic and diversified items of clothing, mostly belonged to the Dinaric type (the dress of western Bosnia and Herzegovina); the central Bosnian type (the dress of the areas...

Dress of the Ranas of Nepal

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Rana rule in Nepal began in 1846, when, against a background of internecine strife within the ruling elite, Jung Bahadur (1816–1877) seized power. By 1850 Jung Bahadur had removed all his rivals, installed a new king on the throne...

Introduction

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

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...An immoderate fondness for dress, for pleasure, and for sway, are the passions of savages; the passions that occupy those uncivilized beings who have not yet extended the dominion of the mind, or even learned to think with the energy...