Twentieth-Century American Fashion
Normal Price: $45.00
Your Price: $40.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.02 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Twentieth-Century American Fashion by Patricia Cunningham
Book DescriptionAmericans began the twentieth century standing in Europe's sartorial shadow, yet ended by outfitting the world in blue jeans, T-shirts and sneakers. How did this come about? What changes in American culture were reflected in fashion? What role did popular culture play?This important overview of American fashion in the twentieth century considers how Americans went from imitating British and French fashion to developing their own sense of style. It examines such influences on dress as class, jazz and hip hop, war, the space race, movies, television and sports. Further, the book shows how gender, psychology, advertising, public policy, shifting family values, the American design movement and expertise in mass production profoundly influenced an American style that has been exported across the globe. From New York City's Bohemians to Hollywood's stars, Twentieth-Century American Fashion reveals the continuing importance of clothing to American identity and individual experience.
Buy Twentieth-Century American Fashion book by Patricia Cunningham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781845200732
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Patricia Cunningham
View all books by Patricia Cunningham
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Twentieth-Century American Fashion book by Patricia Cunningham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Patricia Cunningham
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.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.