Dress Sense: The Emotional and Sensory Experience of Clothes

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Februar 2008



"Dress Sense" explores the importance of the senses and emotions in the way people dress, and how they attach value and significance to clothing. Inspired by the work of Joanne B. Eicher, contributors offer different multi-disciplinary perspectives on this key and unexplored topic in dress and sensory anthropology.


Introduction, Helen Bradley Foster and Donald Clay Johnson Part I. Historical Perspectives 1. Sight, Sound, and Sentiment in Greek Village Dress, Linda Welters, University of Rhode Island 2. More than Costume History: Dress in Somali Culture, Heather Marie Akou, Indiana University 3. Dress, Hungarian Socialism, and Resistance, Katalin Medvedev, University of Minnesota 4. Clothes Make the Empire: British Dress in India, Donald Clay Johnson, University of Minnesota 5. African American Enslavement and Escaping in Disguise, Helen Bradley Foster, University of Minnesota Part II. Living Traditions 6. Indian Madras Plaids as Real India, Sandra Evenson, University of Idaho 7. The Role of Scents and the Body in Turkey, Marlene Breu, Western Michigan University 8. Awakening the Senses: the Aesthetics of Moroccan Berber Dress, Cynthia Becker, Boston University 9. The Power of Touch: Women's Waistbeads in Ghana, Suzanne Gott, Kansas City Art Institute 10. Performing Dress and Adornment in Southeastern Nigeria, Sarah Adams, University of Iowa Part III. Challenging Traditions 11. Women, Migration, and the Experience of Dress, Mary A. Littrell, Colorado State University and Jennifer Paff Ogle, Colorado State University 12. Handmade Textiles: Manufacturing African Authenticity, Victoria L. Rovine, University of Florida 13. Growing Old and Dressing (Dis)Gracefully, Annette Lynch, University of Northern Iowa, M. Elise Radina, Miami University and Marybeth C. Stalp, University of Northern Iowa Part IV. The Future 14. Embodying the Feminine: Male-to-Female cross-Dressing, Jane E. Hegland, South Dakota State University and Nancy Nelson Hodges, University of North Carolina 15. Virtual Sensation: Dress Online, Suzanne Loker, Cornell University and Susan P. Ashdown, Cornell University


Helen Bradley Foster is Lecturer, University of Minnesota. Donald Clay Johnson is Curator, Ames Library of South Asia, University of Minnesota.
EAN: 9781845206925
ISBN: 1845206924
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2008
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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