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The three-piece suit and modern masculinity [electronic resource] : England, 1550-1850 / David Kuchta.

By: Kuchta, David, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies on the history of society and culture: 47.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (x, 301 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520921399 (electronic bk.); 0520921399 (electronic bk.); 058546605X (electronic bk.); 9780585466057 (electronic bk.); 0520214935 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780520214934 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Men's clothing -- England -- History | Masculinity -- History | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & Grooming | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Three-piece suit and modern masculinity.DDC classification: 391/.1/0942 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Conspicuous constructions -- The old sartorial regime, 1550-1688 -- "Apparel oft proclaims the man" -- The crown proclaims the apparel -- Court capitalism -- Religious conformity to fashion -- The seventeenth-century fashion crisis -- "The mode is a tyrant" -- "A tailor made thee" -- "Popery and foppery" -- The moral economy of mercantilism -- The three-piece suit -- Masculinity in the "Age of Chivalry," 1688-1832 -- "the manners of a republic" -- Gentlemanly capitalism -- Sublime masculinity -- The feminization of fashion -- The making of the self-made man, 1750-1850 -- "Character is power" -- The language of capital -- "The great masculine renunciation."
Summary: In 1666 King Charles II introduced a fashion that developed into the three-piece suit. This text examines the inspiration behind this royal revolution in masculine attire.
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Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral).

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-293) and index.

Conspicuous constructions -- The old sartorial regime, 1550-1688 -- "Apparel oft proclaims the man" -- The crown proclaims the apparel -- Court capitalism -- Religious conformity to fashion -- The seventeenth-century fashion crisis -- "The mode is a tyrant" -- "A tailor made thee" -- "Popery and foppery" -- The moral economy of mercantilism -- The three-piece suit -- Masculinity in the "Age of Chivalry," 1688-1832 -- "the manners of a republic" -- Gentlemanly capitalism -- Sublime masculinity -- The feminization of fashion -- The making of the self-made man, 1750-1850 -- "Character is power" -- The language of capital -- "The great masculine renunciation."

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In 1666 King Charles II introduced a fashion that developed into the three-piece suit. This text examines the inspiration behind this royal revolution in masculine attire.

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