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Twentieth-Century American Fashion

Twentieth-Century American Fashion

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ISBN-13: 9781845200732
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Series: Dress, Body, Culture , #6
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Linda Welters is Professor in the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, University of Rhode Island. She is also the Editor-in-chief of 'Dress,' the journal of the Costume Society of America.

Patricia Cunningham is Associate Professor in the Department of Consumer and Textile Sciences, Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction--Linda Welters and Patricia A. Cunningham * Fashion in the Gilded Age: A Profile of Newport's King Family--Rebecca J. Kelly * Dress and Culture in Greenwich Village in the 1910s--Deborah Saville * The Influence of American Jazz on Fashion during the 1920s--Susan L. Hannel * The Americanization of Fashion: Sportswear, the Movies and the 1930s--Patricia Campbell Warner * Promoting American Designers, 1940-1944: Building Our Own House--Sandra Stansbery Buckland * The Onondaga Silk Company's American Artist Print Series of 1947--Amy Lund and Linda Welters * The Beat Generation: Subcultural Style--Linda Welters * Space Age Fashion--Suzanne Baldaia * Dressing for Success: the Re-Suiting of Corporate America in the 1970s--Patricia A. Cunningham * Television and Fashion in the 1980s--Patricia A. Cunningham, Heather Mangine, and Andrew Reilly * Flava in Ya Gear: Transgressive Politics and the Influence of Hip Hop on Twentieth Century Fashion--Robin Chandler and Nuri Chandler-Smith

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