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Author Steele, Valerie.

Title The corset : a cultural history / Valerie Steele.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press c2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    391.42 STE    DUE 05-31-22
Description vii, 199 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-194) and index.
Contents 1. Steel and whalebone : fashioning the aristocratic body -- 2. Art and nature : corset controversies of the nineteenth century -- 3. Dressed to kill : the medical consequences of corsetry -- 4. Fashion and fetishism : the votaries of tight-lacing -- 5. The satin corset -- 6. The hard body : a muscular corset.
Subject Corsets -- History.
Corsets -- Social aspects.
Costume -- Erotic aspects.
ISBN 0300090714 : $39.95
0300099533 (pbk.) : $24.95

 
    
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