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"Throughout history rulers have used dress as a form of legitimisation and propaganda. While palaces, pictures and jewels might reflect the choice of a monarch's predecessors or advisers, clothes reflected the preferences of the monarch himself. Being both personal and visible, the right costume at the right time could transform and define a monarch's reputation. Many royal leaders have used dress as a weapon, from Louis XIV to Catherine the Great, and Napoleon I to Princess Diane. This intriguing book explores how rules have sought to control their image through their appearance." (dj).
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Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II Hardcover – July 11, 2005

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st edition (July 11, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300106971
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300106978
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.9 x 9.5 inches
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