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Swords into Ploughshares

Swords into Ploughshares( )
Author: Martin, Richard
Koda, Harold
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In Stendhal's novel of modern resolution, The Red and the Black, Julien Sorel is faced with choosing between the black cassock of the clergy and the valorous red of Napoleon's soldiers. Sorel makes a rueful choice of the black, but his sartorial decision is the matrix of a very modern conflict between passion and the social order. The style of dress of the military has enchanted the modern imagination. Despite the waste manifest in war, modern culture has realized its...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / General
Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Martin, Richard (Author)
Harold Koda is Curator of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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