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The culture of clothing : dress and fashion in the "ancien régime / Daniel Roche ; translated by Jean Birrell. - New York Cambridge University Press 1996 - 1 vol. (axi, 537 p.- [8 p ]. de pl.) : ill. ; 23 cm. - Past & present publications . - Past & present publications .

Bibliogr.. Index.

pt. 1 : Towards a history of clothing -- Clothing or costume? -- The Quicherat effect and after -- History, fashion and clothing systems from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries -- pt. 2 : The economy of wardrobes -- Towards an understanding of the Parisian clothing system -- The hierarchy of appearances in Paris from Louis XIV to Louis XVI -- The contents of wardrobes from the classical age to the revolution -- The invention of linen -- The triumph of appearances : nobilities and clothes -- The discipline of appearances : the prestige of uniform -- pt. 3 : Producing, selling and stealing : the distribution of appearances -- From crafts to customers : the Parisian clothing economy -- From crafts to customers : tailors, dressmakers, linen-drapers and fashion merchants -- From theft to resale : another aspect of the clothes trade -- Caring for clothes : from propriety to cleanliness -- pt. 4 : Truth and the mask -- Clothes in the novel -- Rational and healthy clothes -- Fashions in reason and reasons for fashion : the birth of the fashion press in France -- The culture of appearances : consumption and morality

Newly available in paperback, this contribution to cultural history is a study of dress in France in the seventeeth and eighteenth centuries

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Conditions sociales--France--Ancien r�gime.
Moeurs et coutumes--France--17e-18e si�cles.



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