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Men's Fashion Reader
     

Men's Fashion Reader

by Peter McNeil (Editor), Vicki Karaminas (Editor)
 

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The Men's Fashion Reader brings together key writings in the history, culture and identity of men's fashion. The readings provide a balanced range of important methodological approaches, primary research and significant case studies. The book is organized into thematic sections covering topics such as history, theory, subculture, iconic items of clothing, consumption

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The Men's Fashion Reader brings together key writings in the history, culture and identity of men's fashion. The readings provide a balanced range of important methodological approaches, primary research and significant case studies. The book is organized into thematic sections covering topics such as history, theory, subculture, iconic items of clothing, consumption and the media.

Each section is introduced and concludes with an annotated guide to further reading. With exciting illustrations of men's dress from a range of historical periods, and including readings from key scholars and new writers across a wide range of fields, The Men's Fashion Reader is the essential introduction to the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845207878
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,159,521
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Peter McNeil is Professor of Design History at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and Professor of Fashion Studies at the Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Vicki Karaminas is Senior Lecturer in Fashion Theory and Design Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. She holds the Area Chair for 'Subcultural Style and Identity' for the Popular Culture Association of America.

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