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African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance (Dress, Body, Culture)

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African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance (Dress, Body, Culture)

by Hansen, Karen Tranberg; Madison, D. Soyini (editors)

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London, England, U.K.: Bloomsbury, 2013. This is a collection of essays, originally delivered as papers at an interdisciplinary conference on Dress, Popular Culture, and Social Action in Africa at Northwestern University in 2009, and focused on dressed bodies and questions of agency and power; the essays are divided into four sections: Dressed Bodies and Power; Material Culture, Visual Recognition, and Display; Connecting Worlds through Dress; and Transcultured Bodies; includes many photographs and other illustrations (white pictorial cover with red, orange, yellow & black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First Edition. Trade Paperback. As New. 6 3/4" X 9 1/2".


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African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance (Dress, Body, Culture)
Hansen, Karen Tranberg; Madison, D. Soyini (editors)
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First Edition
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London, England, U.K.
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Anthropology; Africa;
6 3/4" X 9 1/2"

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