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Money and its Technologies

A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of the government that issued and backed them (Gilbert 1999: 42). Debates over monetary policy are widely recognized as an important characteristic of the late nineteenth century, but this era was also a time of tension over not just...

From Paris to Shanghai: The Changing Geographies of Fashion’s World Cities

David Gilbert

David Gilbert is Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway University, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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... that the continuing status of London, New York and particularly Paris has to be understood through just such a long-term history, which places fashion at the intersection of key cultural and economic processes that shaped the urban order (Gilbert 2000: 15)....
... naturalization of fashion culture is a common feature of coverage in the press. Cities like Milan are often portrayed as somehow naturally stylish (see Gilbert 2000: 20). However, in the French media, such organicism is pushed further in statements...

Art and the Senses

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... event included simultaneous performances of Edith Piaf records, a lecture by Cage on Zen Buddhism, films, David Tudor playing a piano “prepared” with objects in the strings by Cage, dance by Merce Cunningham and several other dancers,...

Introduction

David W. Gutzke

David W. Gutzke is Professor of History at Missouri State University, USA. His most recently authored book is Women Drinking Out in Britain since the Early 20th Century (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael John Law

Michael John Law is Research Fellow in History at the University of Westminster, UK. He is the author of The Experience of Suburban Modernity: How Private Transport Changed Interwar London (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Roadhouse Comes to Britain : Drinking, Driving and Dancing, 1925–1955

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and roadhouses, and frequenting establishments promising sexual intrigue. For interwar transatlantic encounters, see David Gilbert...

New Stars, New Fashions and the Female Audience

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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... and invade the august floor space of Tiffany’s, persuading the fruity-voiced English salesman (played for authenticity by English character actor David Tomlinson) to engrave a keyring from a cracker so that Holly can at last have something from her...

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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... (2011): 3915–40; David W. Nirenberg et al., “Delayed Cerebellar Disease and Death after Accidental Exposure to Dimethylmercury,” New England Journal of Medicine 338, no. 23 (1998): 1673. Before she lapsed into a vegetative state, she...

How New York Stole Modern Fashion

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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... against the rawness of the real city’ (Gilbert 2000: 13).The story of New York fashion is thus a story of both an industry and a place and of the dialectic between the two. In this chapter, I recount this story by tracing the evolution...

Urbane Fashion

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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...There was for a long time an assumption that modernity, urbanization and the growth of fashion went hand in hand. This was one aspect of the idea, so influentially developed by the German sociologists of the late nineteenth century, Georg...

Milan

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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... of the colossal flagship stores, and that of the new giants of fast fashion. As Gilbert writes, ‘relatively small, independent designers and retailers may sustain a viable independent fashion culture, often within distinctive districts...