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The Clothed Body (dress, Body, Culture)
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The Clothed Body (dress, Body, Culture)

Patrizia Calefato
 
ISBN:   1859738001   List Price:    INR 7,773.47
ISBN-13:   9781859738009       (USD 109.95)
Publisher:   Berg Publishers   Pages:    224
Binding:   Hardcover   Weight:    0.9 Pounds
Dimension:   9.5 x 6.0 x 0.6 Inches   Language:    English
Pub. Year:   2004      
Category:   Social Science / Anthropology
 
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What do tattooed Egyptian mummies of 2000 BC have in common with modern sub-cultural styles? From mini-skirts to skin decoration, make-up to hair, dress is imbued with symbols that reflect different meanings in different contexts. Calefato picks apart the multiple functions of modern dress, considering the psychological, cultural, spiritual and symbolic significances at play. What we wear is a vehicle for the (often contentious) expression of politics, gender and identity and therefore clothing more >>


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ISBN-13: 9781859738009
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Author: Patrizia Calefato
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