The three-piece suit and modern masculinity : England, 1550-1850 / David Kuchta

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Author
Kuchta, David, 1960-

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Imprint
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
Descript
x, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series
Studies on the history of society and culture ; 47
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral).
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-293) and index.
Contents
Conspicuous constructions -- The old sartorial regime, 1550-1688 -- "Apparel oft proclaims the man" -- The crown proclaims the apparel -- Court capitalism -- Religious conformity to fashion -- The seventeenth-century fashion crisis -- "The mode is a tyrant" -- "A tailor made thee" -- "Popery and foppery" -- The moral economy of mercantilism -- The three-piece suit -- Masculinity in the "Age of Chivalry," 1688-1832 -- "the manners of a republic" -- Gentlemanly capitalism -- Sublime masculinity -- The feminization of fashion -- The making of the self-made man, 1750-1850 -- "Character is power" -- The language of capital -- "The great masculine renunciation."
Subject
Men's clothing -- England -- History.
Masculinity -- History.
ISBN
0520214935 (cloth : alk. paper)
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OCoLC
20031029085405.0
010522s2002 caua b s001 0 eng cam4a
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Hillman Foundation Collection of Historical Studies