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Main Title: Fashioned from penury : dress as cultural practice in colonial Australia / Margaret Maynard. Book Cover
Author: Maynard, Margaret.
Imprint: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Collation: xi, 235 p. : ill., portraits, facsims, notes, bib., index, pbk ; 26 cm.
Summary: Pt. I. Penal Dress, 1788-1840. 1. Irregular Patterns: Government and the Social Order. 2. Fraying at the Edges: Clothing Supplies and Manufacturing. 3. A Cut Above: Fashion, Class and Power. 4. On the Fringe: Clothing and Aboriginal-Colonial Relations -- Pt. II. Colonial Dress, 1840-1901. 5. Dressing the Part: Urban Codes - Class and Gender. 6. From a Different Cloth: Etiquette and Social Practice. 7. Material Needs: Supply and Demand -- Pt. III. An Australian Distinctiveness. 8. A Loose Fit: Emigration and Adaptation. 9. Alternate Threads: Perceptions and Stereotypes. 10. Rough and Readymade: Bush Dress and the Mythology of the 'Real' Australian.
Subject: Clothes and clothing
Social life and customs
Colonial times
Series: Studies in Australian history
ISBN: 0521459257 (pbk.) 0521453100
Includes index.
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Non-Fiction Main Library 391 MAY Available