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Dress and Ethnicity: Change Across Space and Time (Ethnicity and Identity)
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Author Name:    Eicher, Joanne B.

Title:   Dress and Ethnicity: Change Across Space and Time (Ethnicity and Identity)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Bloomsbury Academic 

ISBN Number:   1859730035 / 9781859730034

Seller ID:   ING9781859730034

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From African-American women's headwraps to beauty pageants in Swaziland, this absorbing book explores ethnicity through the frequently noticed but less often analyzed human phenomenon of dress. The authors -- ethnographers, folklorists, and textile scholars -- present case studies from around the world to illustrate their different theoretical frameworks and assumptions. In considering how the body is modified and supplemented they discuss not only garments and accessories but also hairstyles and cosmetics.



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