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Title African dress : fashion, agency, performance / edited by Karen Tranberg Hansen and D. Soyini Madison.
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2013.
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 Electronic Book  GT1580 .A475 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Content Type text
Format online resource
Series Dress, body, culture, 1360-466X
Dress, body, culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Dressing for success : the politically performative quality of an Igbo woman's attire / Misty L. Bastian -- Fashionability in colonial and postcolonial Togo / Nina Sylvanus -- Branding festive bodies : corporate logos and chiefly image T-shirts in Ghana / Lauren Adrover -- Bazin riche in Dakar, Senegal : altered inception, use, and wear / Kelly Kirby -- Fashioning people, crafting networks : multiple meanings in the Mauritanian veil (malaḥfa) / Katherine Wiley -- The hijab as moral space in northern Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- Dressing the colonial body : Senegalese rifleman in uniform / Keith Rathbone -- Ghana boys in Mali : fashion, youth, and travel / Victoria L. Rovine -- Forging connections, performing distinctions : youth, dress, and consumption in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- Fashion, transnationality, and Swahili men / Tina Mangieri -- Photography, poetry, and the dressed bodies of Léopold Sédar Senghor / Leslie W. Rabine -- Transculturated displays : international fashion and West African portraiture / Candace M. Keller -- Spectacular dress : Africanisms in the fashions and performances of Josephine Baker, 1925-1975 / Bennetta Jules-Rosette -- Dressing out-of-place : from Ghana to Obama commemorative cloth on the USAmerican red carpet / D. Soyini Madison.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Clothing and dress -- Africa.
Fashion -- Africa.
Related Names Hansen, Karen Tranberg.
Madison, D. Soyini.
Related To Print version: African dress :. . 9780857853806 0857853805 0857853813 9780857853813
ISBN 0857858203 (electronic bk.)
9780857858207 (electronic bk.)
9780857853806 (hbk.)
0857853805 (hbk.)
0857853813 (pbk.)
9780857853813 (pbk.)