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Author Cunningham, Patricia A. (Patricia Anne)

Title Reforming women's fashion, 1850-1920 : politics, health, and art / Patricia A. Cunningham
Published Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©[2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction: Fashion, Health, and Beauty -- 2. Trousers: The Rational Alternative to Skirts -- 3. The Invisibles: Hygienic Underwear, "Dress Systems," and Making Fashion Rational -- 4. Artistic Dress in England: Visions of Beauty and Health -- 5. Artistic Dress in America -- 6. Artistic Dress and the Modern Design Movement on the Continent -- 7. Fashion, Dress Reform, and the New Woman
Summary Focuses on the efforts toward reforming women's dress that took place in Europe and America during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
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Subject Clothing -- history.
Women's Health.
Fashion -- Political aspects -- Europe
Fashion -- Political aspects -- United States
Women's clothing -- Europe -- History
Women's clothing -- United States -- History
Women's rights -- Europe.
Women's rights -- United States.
Culturele aspecten.
Sociale aspecten.
Costumes -- Século 19.
Fashion -- Political aspects.
HISTORY -- General.
Moda (aspectos sociais;aspectos políticos)
Moda feminina (história) -- Século 19 -- Estados unidos.
Moda feminina (história) -- Século 19 -- Europa.
Women's clothing.
Women's rights.
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002001852
ISBN 1631010980