Cole Shaun - Barbier Muriel & Boucher Shazia
UNDERWEAR: The Story of Men' - The Story of Women's
Introduction - Preface by Chantal Thomas
- Casa editrice: Parkstone International
- Luogo Edizione: London
- Anno: 2011
31,5x25,5 cm., legatura editoriale cartonata lucida, cofanetto, pp. 255; 255; moltissime illustrazioni a colori, prima edizione completa, in lingua inglese, come nuovo.
...Cole endeavours to re-establish for the first time, through well-researched socio-economic analysis, the importance of men's underwear in the history of costume from ancient times to today. A reflection of technological progress, this study is full of surprise and powerful reflections on man's relationship with his body ...Authors Barbier and Boucher have researched iconography to explore the relationship of lingerie to society, the economy and the corridors of intimacy. They correlate lingerie with emancipation, queryng whether it asserts newfound freedoms or simply adjusts to conform to changing social values. The result is a rigorous scientific rationale spiced with a zestly homour...