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Conclusion: The Afterlife of Fashion Victims

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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... and Chemistry 31, no. 11 (2012): 2431–44. In the 1960s, just as hats were disappearing from young men’s heads, PVC used for space suits became fashionable for playful raincoats, dresses, and gloves by the new generation of “space age” streetwear...

Fermentation, taste, and identity

Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... beer, or cider (which he proposed as a particularly useful alternative to kvas for Russians). The result was that three times in ten, a bottle of kvas was too young, two times it was just right, and five times it was too old and “more...

Property and Possession

A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... house I imagined him walking along the street, late in the previous night, initialing the entire street with his tag.Source: Photograph by Alison Young, 2012.But I was wrong about this. I later learned that Dick Nose had died from...

Dangerous Dyes: A Pretty, Deadly Rainbow

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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...On March 20, 1904, a healthy young 22-year-old salesman with a “good muscular build,” who was 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed 160 pounds, died in Toledo, Ohio. Willard Stone, “Fatal Poisoning Due to Skin Absorption of Liquid Shoe Blacking...

Inflammatory Fabrics: Flaming Tutus and Combustible Crinolines

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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... blazes and burns is apparent in medical, scientific, and industrial literature. Doctors warned of the dangers of early 19th-century dress: “a young woman, whose style of clothing puts her at greater exposure to this accident, without...

Introduction: Death by Fashion in Fact and Fiction

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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... of the Japanese cyberpunk brand Fotus. One subject in particular enacts fashion victimization. In a small, claustrophobic room, a young woman displays her collection of garments, footwear, cosmetics, and perfume sold by the Asian American...

Entangled and Strangled: Caught in the Machine

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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... Public Library, Irma Duncan Collection, MGZMC-RES 23. At an auction of Duncan’s belongings a month after her death, the “fatal shawl” was purchased for $2,000 by an unnamed young American woman, the heiress of a Hawaiian pineapple grower.I...

Death, revenge, moral heroism and martyrdom in China

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Sanguan’ and ‘The Cold and the Dark’, trans. C. D. Alison Bailey and Bonnie S. McDougall, in Violence in Ming and Qing Literature, a special edition of Renditions: A Chinese-English Translation Magazine, ed. C. D. Alison Bailey, 70 (Autumn...

Family and Domesticity

A Cultural History of Food in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... of refined table manners was the Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus (1466–1538) who published in 1530 his De Civilitate Morum Puerilium, dedicated to the young prince Henry of Burgundy. The small manual was quickly translated into several...

Poisonous Pigments: Arsenical Greens

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

Book Chapter

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... femininity and nature. Women were described as eroticized flowers: a young woman’s red-cheeked “bloom” was taken as a visual sign of her sexual maturation and “ripeness.” Alison Syme, A Touch of Blossom: John Singer Sargent and the Queer...