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Power and Style: a World History of Politics and Dress A World History of Politics and Dress

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ISBN-10: 2080201352

ISBN-13: 9782080201355

Edition: 2013

Authors: Dominique Gaulme, Fran�ois Gaulme

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From the birth of clothing to modern menswear, this work reveals fashions role in monarchies, military regimes, dictatorships, and the birth of democracy. From the advent of the first civilizations along the Euphrates, Indus, and Nile Rivers, as well as in China, clothing has not only offered protection from the elements, but has served as an expression of political power and its allocation throughout society. From tribes to royalty, dictatorships to democracies, ones manner of dressing reveals as much about a societys structures as about the different identities and communities that it encompasses. From ceremonial dress to fur coats, tribal paint, feather headdresses, or even grass skirts,…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English