Modern Fashion Traditions

Modern Fashion Traditions Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion M. Angela Jansen ; Jennifer Craik

Modern Fashion Traditions questions the dynamics of fashion systems and spaces of consumption outside the West. Too often, these fashion systems are studied as a mere and recent result of globalization and Western fashion influences, but this book draws on a wide range of non-Western case studies and analyses their similarities and differences as legitimate fashion systems, contesting Eurocentric notions of tradition and modernity, continuity versus change, and 'the West versus the Rest'. Preconceptions about non-Western fashion are challenged through diverse case studies from international scholars, including street-style identity in Bhutan, the influence of Ottoman cultural heritage on contemporary Turkish fashion design, and an investigation into the origins of the word 'fashion' in Chinese. Negotiating tradition, foreign influences and the contemporary global dominance of Western fashion cities, Modern Fashion Traditions will give readers a clearer understanding of non-Western fashion identities in the present. Accessibly written, this ground-breaking text makes an essential contribution to the study of non-Western fashion and will be an important resource for students of fashion history and theory, anthropology, and cultural studies.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781350058491
Uitgever
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Druk
1e
Datum
01-01-2018
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
256 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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