The fabrics of culture: the anthropology of clothing and adornment

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Justine M. Cordwell, Ronald A. Schwarz, 1973, Chicago, Ill.> International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
Walter de Gruyter, Jul 22, 2011 - Psychology - 532 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
CLOTHING CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
5
The Language of Personal Adornment
7
Toward an Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment
23
The Very Human Arts of Transformation
47
You Dance What You Wear and You Wear Your Cultural Values
77
SIGNS SYMBOLS AND THE SOCIAL ORDER
85
Living Art Among the Samburu
87
THE CLOTH OF CULTURE CHANGE
295
Siona Clothing and Adornment or You Are What You Wear
297
Sexual Differentiation and Acculturation in Potawatomi Costume
313
Yoruba Dress in Five Generations of a Lagos Family
331
Tradition and Change in Yoruba Hairstyles in Southwestern Nigeria
349
Clothing and Power Abuse
399
Traditional and Modern Elements
405
The Social Symbolism of Womens Dress
415

Beads and Personal Adornment
103
Symbol and Identification in North American Indian Clothing
119
Protection and Symbol
143
MAN MASKS AND MORALS
175
Analysis of an African Masked Parade
177
Pageantry and Power in Yoruba Costuming
189
Mende Secret Societies and their Costumed Spirits
231
An Investigation into a Masking Tradition in a Changing Society
267
TECHNOLOGY AND TEXTILES
423
Tablet Weaving by the Jews of Sana Yemen
425
Sierra Leone ResistDyed Textiles
447
The History and Development of WaxPrinted Textiles Intended for West Africa and Zaire
467
Biographical Notes
499
Index of Names
505
Index of Subjects
511
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