Author:Patricia A. Cunningham and Susan Voso Lab

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Dress in American Culture

By: Patricia A. Cunningham and Susan Voso Lab

Price: $15.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin / Popular Press:

Seller ID: 725796

ISBN: 0-87972-579-6

Condition: paperback, University of Wisconsin / Popular Press


Early Americans accommodated, adapted, and manipulated their clothing to adjust to their physical and social environment. This book focuses on the relationship of dress to the struggle of indigenous and immigrant Americans to fill expected and unexpected needs and express political ideologies and ethnic identity. In doing so the contributors hope to prompt readers to reconsider the place of dress in the interpretation of American culture. The casual reader of this book o... View more info