Download e-book for iPad: An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality by Jill Fields

By Jill Fields

ISBN-10: 0520252616

ISBN-13: 9780520252615

Intimate clothing, a time period in use via 1921, has performed a vital function within the improvement of the "naughty yet great" female perfect that emerged within the 20th century. Jill Fields's attractive, creative, and complex background of twentieth-century undies excursions the realm of women's intimate clothing and arrives at not anything under a sweeping view of twentieth-century women's heritage through the undergarments they wore. Illustrated all through and drawing on a wealth of facts from style magazines, alternate periodicals, dress artifacts, Hollywood movies, and the documents of equipped hard work, An Intimate Affair is a provocative exam of the methods cultural meanings are orchestrated by way of the "fashion-industrial complex," and the ways that participants and teams embody, reject, or derive that means from those daily, but hugely major, intimate articles of clothing.

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