Clothes and the Body

Clothes and the Body - of work and the development of...

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Clothes and the Body Design – body building, tattooing, hair styling. Fashion – ideal body types and shapes. Color – tanning, tattooing, lightening, plastic surgery.
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Suite and Tie – A Modern Uniform – Symbolizes power and authority
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Clothes that reveal the body
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Masculinity and the Body Body builders are hyper-masculine But can you control the meaning of key symbols.
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Clothes and Politics – A revolutionary uniform
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Clothes (re)make the man
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Gandhi’s Body and Gandhi’s Clothes Embodying nonviolence -- Satyagraha Vegetarianism Celibacy Nature Cure Fasts
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Gandhi and the Politics of Clothing Khadi and swadeshi The Gandhi Cap loincloths
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The politics of khadi cloth
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Khadi and Nakedness
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Jeans and Identity American rugged individualism and Levi jeans. Cowboy as archetype of the American spirit. Jeans symbolize the work ethic
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Pants No such thing until the early 19 th century. Invention is linked to changes in the nature
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Unformatted text preview: of work and the development of capitalism. Example of Levis Jeans Jeans, a Brief History Denim from the town of de Nim in France. Jean cloth from Genoa, Italy Denim produced in US by 18 th century Blue Jean in the early 18 th century refers to the color of cloth not a style of pants Levi-Strauss Gold Rush in California -- 1849 Demand for rugged clothes Post Civil War factory production of ready-made clothes Rivets The invention of waist overalls 1902 1950: The invention of an American symbol Waist Overalls into Blue Jeans 1950s Middle class Blue Jeans 1960s Blue Jeans, youth and counter culture. 1970s Jeans as art making a mass produced item that everyone wears your own distinctive uniform. 1980s Jeans as high fashion....
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