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Creator:
Styles, John.
Title(s):

The dress of the people : everyday fashion in eighteenth-century England / John Styles.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 432 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
GT736 .S79 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
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  • Introduction: Consuming the eighteenth century
  • Travellers' tales : nation and region
  • What the people wore
  • Clothing biographies
  • Keeping up appearances
  • Changing clothes
  • Fashioning time : watches
  • Fashion's favourite : cotton
  • Clothing provincial England : fabrics
  • Clothing provincial England : garments
  • Clothing the metropolis
  • The view from above
  • The view from below
  • Budgeting for clothes
  • Clothes and the lifecycle
  • Involuntary consumption : objects of charity
  • Involuntary consumption : parish paupers
  • Involuntary consumption : servants
  • Conclusion: Popular fashion.