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Fashion & anti-fashion anthropology of clothing and adornment by Ted Polhemus

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Published by Thames and Hudson in [London] .
Written in English


  • Fashion -- Social aspects.,
  • Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementTed Polhemus, Lynn Procter.
ContributionsProcter, Lynn, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGT525 .P64
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. :
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473073M
ISBN 100500271186
LC Control Number79300280

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