Dressing Modern Frenchwomen: Marketing Haute Couture, 1919-1939

Dressing Modern Frenchwomen: Marketing Haute Couture, 1919-1939

by Mary Lynn Stewart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801888038
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2008
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Lynn Stewart is a professor and chair of women's studies at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. She is the author of For Health and Beauty: Physical Culture for Frenchwomen, 1880s–1930s and coauthor of Gender and the Politics of Social Reform in France, 1870–1914, both published by Johns Hopkins.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I: Gender, Genius & Publicity
1. Couturiers/Couturières
2. Hybrid Modern
3. Publicity
Part II: Business & the Workplace
4. Business
5. The Workplace
Part III: Democratizing Fashion
6. Copying and Copyrighting
7. Shopping and Sewing
Part IV: Modern Women
8. The Politics of Modern Fashion
9. The Gender of the Modern
10. The Modern Woman?
Epilogue
Notes
Index

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Dressing Modern Frenchwomen is intelligent, tremendously informative, well written, and peppered with fabulous illustrations.

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