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Title Wedding dress across cultures / edited by Helen Bradley Foster and Donald Clay Johnson.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  392.54 W413 2003    ---  Available
Description xii, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Dress, body, culture
Contents Something plain and simple? unpacking custom-made wedding dresses from western Canada (1950-1995) / Kathryn Church -- Satin dresses and caribou kamiks : negotiation of tradition in northern Alaskan I˝upiaq weddings / Cyd Martin -- Packaged in Japan : elite weddings in Osaka / Masami Suga -- Korean wedding dress from the Chosun dynasty (1392-1910) to present / Na Young Hong -- Marriage and dowry customs of the Rabari of Kutch : evolving traditions / Eiluned Edwards -- Pragmatism and enigmas : the Panetar and Gharcholu saris in Gujarati weddings / Donald Clay Johnson -- Swazi bridal attire : culture, traditions and customs / Lombusa S. Khoza and Laura Kidd -- Gender, identity and Moroccan weddings : the adornment of the Ait Kabbash Berber bride and groom / Cynthia Becker -- Athenian wedding, year 2000 / Helen Bradley Foster -- Historic perspective of English and Soviet bridalwear between 1917 and 1960 / Janice Mee and Irina Safronova -- He gave her sandals and she gave him a tunic : cloth and weddings in the Andes / Lynn A. Meisch -- Slavic wedding customs on two continents / Patricia Williams -- Always remembering the motherland : Tai Dam wedding textiles and dress / Elyse Demaray and Melody Keim-Shenk -- American groom wore a Celtic kilt : theme weddings as carnivalesque events / Theresa M. Winge and Joanne B. Eicher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Wedding costume -- Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Foster, Helen Bradley.
Johnson, Donald Clay, 1940-
ISBN 1859737471 (paper)

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