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Contemporary African Fashion (African Expressive Cultures) Paperback – October 4, 2010
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"Well written, highly readable, and very accessible... covers a whole range of topics relating to various historical, economic, social, and artistic dimensions that constitute contemporary African fashion." ―Mary Jo Arnoldi, Smithsonian Institution
"[This is] a richly documented, well-argued, thought-provoking and beautifully illustrated study of contemporary African fashion." ―de Arte
"Contemporary African Fashion is beautifully designed and graced with compelling photos.... Together, the essays reinforce the idea of ever-evolving tradition and cultural interaction, and the great importance of personal appearance on the African continent. While the composite picture that emerges is informative, it is the richness of the specific stories that make this anthology compelling." ―Journal of Folklore Research, April 27, 2011
"[A]s a scholarly text Contemporary African Fashion provides an important interdisciplinary analysis of a subject relevant to art historians, fashion historians, anthropologists, and historians alike. It would fit well within graduate-level reading lists for courses in African art history and histories of fashion." ―caa.reviews
"The book is beautifully designed and features high-quality photographs illustrating the various topics addressed. The chapters are kept to a comfortable length, which makes the volume also a suitable tool for teaching." ―African Arts
"Emphasizes that African fashion is part of the global scene." ―Joanne B. Eicher, co-author of The Visible Self: Global Perspectives of Dress, Culture, and Society
About the Author
Suzanne Gott is Assistant Professor of Art History in the Department of Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Her work focuses on fashion from the Ashanti region in Ghana.
Kristyne Loughran is an independent scholar who specializes in African jewelry and fashion. She is editor (with Thomas K. Seligman) of Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World.
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