Dress And Popular Culture
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📒Dress And Popular Culture ✍ Patricia Anne Cunningham
✏Dress and Popular Culture Book Summary : The subjects of the essays in this book range from looking at the ever changing means of specific garments and clothing practices of subcultural groups to examining dress as a reflection of changing life styles in American culture. The essays also examine fashions, fads, and popular images. Dress and Popular Culture hopes to shed new light on popular culture through a study of the associations of dress to culture.
📒Fashion In Popular Culture ✍ Joseph Hancock
✏Fashion in Popular Culture Book Summary : Combines fashion theory with approaches from literature, art, advertising, music, media studies, material studies, and sociology to consider the function of fashion within popular culture in Europe, Australia, and the United States.
📒Women Popular Culture And The Eighteenth Century ✍ Tiffany Potter
✏Women Popular Culture and the Eighteenth Century Book Summary : Top scholars in eighteenth-century studies examine the significance of the parallel devaluations of women's culture and popular culture by looking at theatres and actresses; novels, magazines, and cookbooks; and populist politics, dress, and portraiture.
📒Dress In American Culture ✍ Patricia Anne Cunningham
✏Dress in American Culture Book Summary : Clothing is viewed as a mediating factor in the American experience. The authors of these essays reveal the politics, or power of dress, especially in its function as a symbol of American ideals, and examine changes in clothing behavior which occurred as Americans faced a variety of new experiences.
📒Stripping Sex And Popular Culture ✍ Catherine M. Roach
✏Stripping Sex and Popular Culture Book Summary : Moving from first hand interviews with dancers and others, this book broadens into an accessible examination of the popularity of "striptease culture," with sex-saturated media imagery, and stripper aerobics at your local gym. It aims to scrutinize the truth of a industry whose norms are increasingly at the center of contemporary society.
📒Fashion And Costume In American Popular Culture ✍ Valerie Burnham Oliver
✏Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture Book Summary : Provides a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically. Discusses subjects from jeans to wedding dresses.
📒The People Of Paris ✍ Daniel Roche
✏The People of Paris Book Summary : In his collective portrait of the common people, Roche offers a rich and fascinating description of their lives—their housing, food, dress, financial dealings, literature, domestic life, and leisure time. Roche’s highly readable style and use of contemporary quotations enliven the reader’s view of eighteenth-century Paris and Parisians.
📒Fashion War In Popular Culture ✍ Denise N Rall
✏Fashion War in Popular Culture Book Summary : Aside from the occasional nod to epaulettes or use of camouflage, war and fashion seem to be strange partners. Not so, argue the contributors to this book, who connect military industrial practices as well as military dress to textile and clothing in new ways. For instance, the book includes a series of commentaries on the impact of military dress in the airline industry, in illustrated wartime comics, and even considers today’s muscled soldier’s body as a new type of uniform. Elsewhere, the effects of conquest introduce a new set of postcolonial aesthetics as military and colonial regimes disrupt local textile production and garment making. In another chapter, it is argued that textiles and fashion are important because they reflect a core practice, one that bridges textile artists and designers in an expressive, creative, and deeply physical way to matters of cultural significance. And the book concludes by calling the very mode of 'military chic' into ethical question. The premier text to illustrate the impact of war on textiles, bodies, costume, art, and design, Fashion & War in Popular Culture will be warmly welcomed by scholars of fashion design and theory, historians of fashion, and those interested in theories of warfare and military science.
📒British Popular Culture And The First World War ✍ Jessica Meyer
✏British Popular Culture and the First World War Book Summary : Showcasing the work of both established academics and emerging scholars of the field, this book discusses aspects of British popular culture from the material cultures of food and clothing to the representational cultures of literature and film. The result is an engaging and invigorating re-examination of the First World War and its place in British culture.
📒Popular Culture ✍ Jilly Hunt
✏Popular Culture Book Summary : Explores pop culture at the turn of the century, including vaudeville, early jazz, and pulp magazines.