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Description - The Men's Fashion Reader by Peter McNeil

The Men's Fashion Reader brings together key writings in the history, culture and identity of men's fashion. The readings provide a balanced range of important methodological approaches, primary research and significant case studies. The book is organized into thematic sections covering topics such as history, theory, subculture, iconic items of clothing, consumption and the media. Each section is introduced and concludes with an annotated guide to further reading. With exciting illustrations of men's dress from a range of historical periods, and including readings from key scholars and new writers across a wide range of fields, The Men's Fashion Reader is the essential introduction to the subject. Introduction: The Field of Men's Fashion Part 1. A History of Men's Fashion Part 2. Masculinity and Sexuality Part 3. Icons: The Evolution of Men's Wear Part 4. Subculture Part 5. Consuming and Creating Style Conclusion

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845207861
ISBN-10: 1845207866
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 189mm x 34mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter McNeil

Peter McNeil is Professor of Design History at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and Professor of Fashion Studies at the Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden. Vicki Karaminas is Senior Lecturer in Fashion Theory and Design Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. She holds the Area Chair for 'Subcultural Style and Identity' for the Popular Culture Association of America.

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