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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Mali, in West Africa, is landlocked and borders seven countries. Although Mali has experienced rapid urbanization since the mid-twentieth century, the majority of Malians still live in rural communities. There are over fourteen ethnic...

Ghana Boys in Mali

African Dress : Fashion, Agency, Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In a single region in Mali, two styles of men’s dress embody diverse routes to status, attitudes toward innovation and perpetuation of past practices, and sources of stylistic inspiration. They have in common, however, a reliance...