Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Vol 7 PDF ePub eBook

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Vol 7 free pdf Collectively, the Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand represent a varied and culturally complex region. It is home to peoples leading time-honored ways of life, those gradually accepting cultural changes and those inhabiting industrialized society and engaging with all the trappings of the modern world. The influence of colonialism, trade, Aboriginal and Pacific Islander heritage, and the significance of the environment on bodily adornment are some of topics thoroughly addressed in this volume, which provides general overviews of the dress practices of the region's various peoples. Snapshots focus on specialist topics relating to traditional dress as well as recent phenomena, such as the performance fashions of pop star and style icon Kylie Minogue. Throughout, articles are supported by a significant number of previously unpublished photographs. Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands will be of enduring value to anyone curious to learn more about dress in this fascinating region.

About Joanne B. Eicher

Margaret Maynard is an Honorary Research Consultant in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at the University of Queensland.

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Author : Joanne B. Eicher
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published : 01 August 2015
ISBN : 147426459X
EAN : 9781474264594
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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