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Author Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935.

Title The dress of women : a critical introduction to the symbolism and sociology of clothing / Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; edited, with an introduction by Michael R. Hill and Mary Jo Deegan.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2002, 1915.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  301.01 G42d 2002    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 160 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in women's studies, 0147-104X ; no. 193
Note "Originally published in Gilman's monthly journal, The forerunner, in 1915"--Introd.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Primary motives in clothing -- Some modifying forces -- The principles involved -- Physical health and beauty -- Beauty versus sex distinction -- The hat -- Decorative art, trimmings, and ornament -- Humanitarian and economic considerations -- Larger economic considerations -- The force called fashion -- Fashion and psychology -- Hope and comfort.
Subject Sociology -- Methodology.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Contributions in sociology.
Costume -- Symbolic aspects.
Women's clothing -- Psychological aspects.
Added Author Hill, Michael R.
Deegan, Mary Jo, 1946-
ISBN 0313312702 (alk. paper)

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