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Tradition and Transgression in British Fashion

AngloMania( )
Author: Bolton, Andrew
Koda, Harold
Introduction by: Buruma, Ian
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Anglomania, the craze for all things English, gripped Europe during the mid-to-late 18th century.  As perceived by Anglophiles such as Voltaire and Montesquieu, England was a land of reason, freedom, and tolerance, a place where the Enlightenment found its greatest expression.  What began as an intellectual phenomenon, however, became and has remained a matter of style.  Through the lens of fashion, AngloMania examines aspects of English culture, such as class, sport,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.36 x 11.895 x 0.963 Inches
Book Weight:2.754 Pounds
Author Biography
Bolton, Andrew (Author)
Harold Koda is Curator of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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