An international group of anthropologists, historians, and art historians bring rich and diverse perspectives to the exploration of what clothing means in contemporary Africa and the diaspora. Readers interested in fashion history, material and expressive cultures, understandings of nation-state styles, and expressions of a distinctive African modernity will be engaged by this broadly appealing volume.
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Series:||African Expressive Cultures|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||4 MB|
About the Author
Jean Allman is Professor of African History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is co-editor (with Susan Geiger and Nakanyike Musisi) of Women in African Colonial Histories (IUP, 2002).