The Resource Contemporary African Fashion, edited by Suzanne Gott and Kristyne Loughran ; foreword by Joanne B. Eicher, (electronic resource)

Contemporary African Fashion, edited by Suzanne Gott and Kristyne Loughran ; foreword by Joanne B. Eicher, (electronic resource)

Label
Contemporary African Fashion
Title
Contemporary African Fashion
Statement of responsibility
edited by Suzanne Gott and Kristyne Loughran ; foreword by Joanne B. Eicher
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
African fashion is as diverse and dynamic as the continent and the people who live there. This book puts Africa at the intersection of world cultures and globalized identities, displaying the powerful creative force and impact of newly emerging styles. Richly illustrated with color photographs, this book showcases haute couture for the African continent.--[book cover]
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
300
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TT504.6.A35
LC item number
C66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Loughran, Kristyne
  • Gott, Edith Suzanne
Series statement
African expressive cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fashion
Label
Contemporary African Fashion, edited by Suzanne Gott and Kristyne Loughran ; foreword by Joanne B. Eicher, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The Ghanaian kaba: fashion that sustains culture / Suzanne Gott -- The visual city: tailors, creativity, and urban life in Dakar, Senegal / Joanna Grabski -- Secondhand clothing and fashion in Africa / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Fashion, not weather: a rural primer of style / Elisabeth L. Cameron -- Contemporary wedding fashions in Lagos, Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- African fashion: design, identity, and history / Victoria L. Rovine -- Using the past to sculpt the costume of the future: an interview with Kandioura Coulibaly / Janet Goldner -- Interesting creativities: Oumou Sy's costumes in the Dakar landscape / Hudita Nura Mustafa -- From cemetery to runway: dress and identity in highland Madagascar / Rebecca L. Green -- La sape exposed! High fashion among lower-class Congolese youth: from colonial modernity to global cosmopolitanism / Didier Gondola -- Have cloth---will travel / Kristyne Loughran -- Dressing Somali (some assembly required) / Heather Marie Akou -- Translating African textiles into U.S. fashion design: Brenda Winstead and Damali Afrikan Wear / Leslie W. Rabine
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001405
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)713678
  • (OCoLC)746745517
  • (SSID)ssj0000521687
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337251
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521687
  • (PQKBWorkID)10523726
  • (PQKB)10596016
  • (OCoLC)747431637
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17094
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040467
Label
Contemporary African Fashion, edited by Suzanne Gott and Kristyne Loughran ; foreword by Joanne B. Eicher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The Ghanaian kaba: fashion that sustains culture / Suzanne Gott -- The visual city: tailors, creativity, and urban life in Dakar, Senegal / Joanna Grabski -- Secondhand clothing and fashion in Africa / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Fashion, not weather: a rural primer of style / Elisabeth L. Cameron -- Contemporary wedding fashions in Lagos, Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- African fashion: design, identity, and history / Victoria L. Rovine -- Using the past to sculpt the costume of the future: an interview with Kandioura Coulibaly / Janet Goldner -- Interesting creativities: Oumou Sy's costumes in the Dakar landscape / Hudita Nura Mustafa -- From cemetery to runway: dress and identity in highland Madagascar / Rebecca L. Green -- La sape exposed! High fashion among lower-class Congolese youth: from colonial modernity to global cosmopolitanism / Didier Gondola -- Have cloth---will travel / Kristyne Loughran -- Dressing Somali (some assembly required) / Heather Marie Akou -- Translating African textiles into U.S. fashion design: Brenda Winstead and Damali Afrikan Wear / Leslie W. Rabine
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001405
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)713678
  • (OCoLC)746745517
  • (SSID)ssj0000521687
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11337251
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000521687
  • (PQKBWorkID)10523726
  • (PQKB)10596016
  • (OCoLC)747431637
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17094
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040467

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