"...this important, thought-provoking work, breaks new ground and could conceivably spawn future Women's Studies research in many lands and languages." --Dress
"...a rich and diverse collection of essays, with a wide ethnographic and historical range that makes it a valuable and useful book for those interested in either dress or gender, and indispensable for those interested in both." --Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford
"This excellent volume should serve as a useful resource." --Choice
"... an extremely rich analysis of dress as a form of gender identification." --ITAA Newsletter
About the Author
Edited by Ruth Barnes, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Joanne B. Eicher Regents' Professor, Department of Design, Housing and Apparel, University of Minnesota.