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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indian women -- Clothing -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Indian textile fabrics -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Indian embroidery -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Costume -- Symbolic aspects -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Costume -- Psychological aspects -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Body, Human -- Symbolic aspects -- Peru -- Colca River Valley (Arequipa),
  • Colca River Valley (Arequipa, Peru) -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-353) and index

StatementBlenda Femenías
SeriesLouann Atkins Temple women & culture series -- bk. 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF3429.3.W7 F46 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152688M
ISBN 100292705433, 0292702639
LC Control Number2003026026

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Set in Arequipa during Peru's recent years of crisis, this ethnography reveals how dress creates gendered bodies. It explores why people wear clothes, why, ISBN Buy the Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru ebook.   The Day-to-Day Dress Code in Peru. What you wear on a day-to-day basis in Peru is entirely up to you. There’s no real etiquette when it comes to clothing in Peru, and no strict religious or social taboos to bear in mind. But people will judge you to a certain extent depending on what you’re wearing, as they do across the globe. Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and more. This volume presents a collection of the most recent knowledge on the relationship between gender and fashion in historical and contemporary contexts. Through fourteen essays divided into three segments – how dress creates, disrupts and transcends gender – the chapters investigate gender issues through the lens of fashion. Crossing Gender Boundaries first examines how clothing has been.