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Twentieth-Century American Fashion

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ISBN-10: 184520073X

ISBN-13: 9781845200732

Edition: 2005

Authors: Patricia Cunningham, Linda Welters, Joanne B. Eicher, Joanne B. Eicher

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Americans began the 20th century standing in Europe's sartorial shadow, yet ended by outfitting the world in blue jeans, T-shirts and trainers. How did this come about? This book considers how Americans went from imitating British and French fashion to developing their own sense of style.
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.122

Joanne B. Eicher is Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota. Joanne is Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Dress and Fashion (Bloomsbury and OUP); Series Editor, Dress, Body Culture (Bloomsbury); Author, Editor, Co-Editor, The Visible Self, (Fairchild); Dress and Gender (Berg); Dress and Ethnicity (Berg); Beads and Beadmakers (Berg); Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride (National Geographic); a wide variety of published articles in professional journals and chapters in books.

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