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Fashion and Jazz

Dress, Identity and Subcultural Improvisation

Fashion and Jazz( )
Author: McClendon, Alphonso
Contribution by: Eicher, Joanne B.
Series title:Dress, Body, Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-85785-126-0
Publication Date:Mar 2015
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

Born in the late 19th century, jazz gained mainstream popularity during a volatile period of racial segregation and gender inequality. It was in these adverse conditions that jazz performers discovered the power of dress as a visual tool used to defy mainstream societal constructs, shaping a new fashion and style aesthetic. Fashion and Jazz is the first study to identify the behaviours, signs and meanings that defined this newly evolving subculture.

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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.56 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds



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