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Sexing La Mode
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Jennifer Jones
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07 - Publisher: Berg Pub Limited

Jones examines men's and women's relation to fashion in eighteenth-century France and shows how shopping and fashion developed as specifically feminine associations.
A History of Global Consumption
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Ina Baghdiantz McCabe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-27 - Publisher: Routledge

In A History of Global Consumption: 1500 – 1800, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe examines the history of consumption throughout the early modern period using a combination of chronological and thematic discussion, taking a comprehensive and wide-reaching view of a subject that has long been on the historical agenda. The title explores
The French Mind
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Peter Watson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-17 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

We are endlessly fascinated by the French. We are fascinated by their way of life, their creativity, sophistication and self-assurance, and even their insistence that they are exceptional. But how did France become the country it is today, and what really sets it apart? Journalist and historian Peter Watson sets
Fashioning the City
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Agnès Rocamora
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

While much attention has been paid to the making of Paris in the work of writers and artists, little is known about the city as defined and created by the fashion media. Filling this gap in studies of the French capital, this original and illuminating book focuses on how the
The Oxford Handbook of the Baroque
Language: en
Pages: 912
Authors: John D. Lyons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about unpublished articles in this handbook, however the table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process and are added to