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Reforming Women's Fashion, 1850-1920: Politics, Health, and Art

By: Patricia Cunningham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 387422

ISBN: 0-87338-742-2

Condition: 264 pages, Kent State University Press


The first comprehensive study of women's dress reform.During the latter half of the nineteenth and the first decade of the twentieth centuries, books, periodicals, and newspapers were rich in discussions related to women's roles, health, beauty, and dress. Many believed that restrictive and unwieldy women's fashions compromised health, distorted women's true physical beauty, and curtailed the potential role of women in society. Reforming Women's Fashion, 1850-1920 fo... View more info