9780520214934

The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520214934

  • ISBN10:

    0520214935

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

English history through the prism of the three-piece suit.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
Acknowledgments ix
Conspicuous Constructions
1(16)
The Old Sartorial Regime, 1550--1688
17(34)
The Seventeenth-Century Fashion Crisis
51(26)
The Three-Piece Suit
77(14)
Masculinity in the ``Age of Chivalry,'' 1688--1832
91(42)
The Making of the Self-Made Man, 1750--1850
133(40)
Inconspicuous Consumption
173(6)
Notes 179(74)
Bibliography 253(42)
Index 295

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