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Fashioning Africa : power and the politics of dress /

edited by Jean Allman.

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Names: Allman, Jean Marie.
Published: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Series: African expressive cultures.
Topics: Clothing and dress - Symbolic aspects - Africa. | Clothing and dress - Political aspects - Africa. | Women's clothing - Africa. | HEALTH & FITNESS - Beauty & Grooming. | Kleidung | Mode | Politik | Mali. | Ghana. | Nigeria. | Angola. | Kenya. | Somalia. | Zanzibar. | Tanzania. | Zambia. | 2001. | diasporas. | clothing. | female dress. | symbols of power. | textiles. | conference papers (form)
Regions: Africa. | Afrika
Genres: Houston (Tex., 2001) | Kongress.
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Fashioning Africa : power and the politics of dress / Jean Allman -- Fashioning unity : women and dress; power and citizenship. Remaking fashion in the Paris of the Indian Ocean : dress, performance, and the cultural construction of a cosmopolitan Zanzibari identity / Laura Fair -- Dress and politics in post-World War II Abeokuta (western Nigeria) / Judith Byfield -- Nationalism without a nation : understanding the dress of Somali women in Minnesota / Heather Marie Akou -- Dressing modern : gender, generation, and invented (national) traditions. Changes in clothing and struggles over identity in colonial western Kenya / Margaret Jean Hay -- Putting on a pano and dancing like our grandparents : nation and dress in late colonial Luanda / Marissa Moorman -- "Anti-mini militants meet modern misses" : urban style, gender, and the politics of "National Culture" in 1960s Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Andrew M. Ivaska -- From khaki to agbada : dress and political transition in Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- "Let your fashion be in line with our Ghanaian costume" : nation, gender, and the politics of cloth-ing in Nkrumah's Ghana / Jean Allman -- Dressing dangerously : miniskirts, gender relations, and sexuality in Zambia / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- African "traditions" and global markets : the political economy of fashion and identity. Fashionable traditions : the globalization of an African textile / Victoria L. Rovine -- African textiles and the politics of diasporic identity-making / Boatema Boateng -- Afterword / Phyllis M. Martin.
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