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Product Description: In exploring the working and leisured lives of young women and men in post Second World-War austerity Britain, this book offers a new cultural historical perspective on this crucial period in British society. A wartime culture of conspicuous constraint, alongside Labour's promotion of a new model of idealized citizenship provide a context in which to explore the negotiation of post war consumer desire...read more

Hardcover:

9781780766287 | Tauris Academic Studies, February 28, 2017, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In exploring the working and leisured lives of young women and men in post Second World-War austerity Britain, this book offers a new cultural historical perspective on this crucial period in British society.

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Hair: Styling, Culture and Fashion explores the social importance of hair, wherever it grows, explaining the cultural significance of hair and hairiness, and presenting a new critical engagement with hair and its stories, histories, performances and rituals. From heads, legs and underarms, to wigs and beards, and everything in between, the presentation, manipulation and daily experience of human hair plays a central and dynamic role within fashion, self-expression and the creation of social identity. The book's diverse range of cross-cultural essays encompasses the study of hair in fashion, film, art, history, literature, performance and consumer culture. Offering an accessible mix of visual analysis, cultural commentary and critical theory, Hair: Styling, Culture and Fashion will appeal to all those interested in the presentation and analysis of cultural identity and the body.

Hardcover:

9781845207915 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 15, 2009, cover price $109.95

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9781845207922, titled "Hair: Styling, Culture and Fashion" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 15, 2009, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Hair: Styling, Culture and Fashion explores the social importance of hair, wherever it grows, explaining the cultural significance of hair and hairiness, and presenting a new critical engagement with hair and its stories, histories, performances and rituals.

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