African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance (Dress, Body, by Karen Tranberg Hansen,D. Soyini Madison

By Karen Tranberg Hansen,D. Soyini Madison

gown and model practices in Africa and the diaspora are dynamic and various, even if in the street or at the model runway.

Focusing at the dressed physique as a functionality website, African Dress explores how principles and practices of gown contest or legitimize latest strength buildings via expressions of person identification and the cultural and political order.

Drawing on leading edge, interdisciplinary examine by way of proven and up and coming students, the publication examines actual existence initiatives and social adjustments which are deeply political, revolving round person and public ambitions of dignity, recognize, prestige, and morality.

With its impressive scope, this e-book will allure scholars and students of favor and get dressed, fabric tradition and intake, functionality experiences, and paintings background in terms of Africa and on an international scale.

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