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Author Hill, Daniel Delis, author.

Title Peacock revolution : American masculine identity and dress in the sixties and seventies / Daniel Delis Hill.

Publication Info. London : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    391.1097 HIL    In Cataloging
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Description xv, 210 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
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Series Dress and fashion research
Dress and fashion research.
Note Paperback edition first published 2020.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index.
Summary "The Peacock Revolution in menswear of the 1960s came as a profound shock to much of America. Men's long hair and vividly colored, sexualized clothes challenged long established traditions of masculine identity. "Peacock Revolution" is an in-depth study of how radical changes in men's clothing reflected, and contributed to, the changing ideas of American manhood initiated by a 'youthquake' of rebellious baby boomers coming of age in an era of social revolutions. Featuring a detailed examination of the diverse socio-cultural and socio-political movements of the era, the book examines how those dissents and advocacies influenced the youthquake generation's choices in dress and ideas of masculinity. Daniel Delis Hill provides a thorough chronicle of the peacock fashions of the time, beginning with the mod looks of the British Invasion in the early 1960s, through the counterculture street styles and the mass-market trends they inspired, and concluding with the dress-for-success menswear revivals of the 1970s Me-Decade"--Back cover.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. American Masculinity, Identity, and Dress 1800 -- 1960 -- American masculinity and the postrevolution New Man -- American masculinity during the Second Industrial Revolution -- Undermining forces on American masculinity -- Crisis of masculinity -- American masculine identity in dress before the Peacock Revolution -- Individuality in dress -- Conclusion -- 2. New Masculine Identities in the Postwar Counterculture -- The Beat Generation -- Other nonconformists of the 1950s -- The teenager as a new demographic -- Conclusion -- 3. Youthquake -- The Generation Gap -- Counterculture movements -- The love movement -- Inchoate movements -- Hair wars -- The sexual revolution -- Conclusion -- 4. The Peacock Revolution -- The JFK transition -- The Teddy Boys -- The Mods -- The British Invasion -- Carnaby Street -- The Peacock Revolution in America -- The Gay Panic of the Peacock Revolution -- A new notion of fashion for men -- Suit innovations and revivals 1960-75 -- Informality in suiting 1960-72 -- Peacock splendor -- Unisex -- Sexual exhibitionism -- Fashion from the street -- Protest tribal dress and identities -- Multicultural influences on the Peacock Revolution -- Black Power and black identity in dress -- Peacock Revolution accessories -- Thermidor of the Peacock Revolution 1972-55 -- Conclusion.
Subject Men's clothing -- United States -- 20th century.
Clothing and dress -- United States -- 20th century.
Masculinity -- United States -- 20th century.
Added Title American masculine identity and dress in the sixties and seventies
ISBN 135005643X hardback
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9781350056459 ePub
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1350136549 (pbk)

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