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Resources on Fashion, Politics, and Issues of Gender: General Research Sources

A guide to resources for researching the history of fashion and its social, political, and gender implications

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General Research Sources

FASHION, POLITICS, AND ISSUES OF GENDER

 

GENERAL RESEARCH SOURCES ON FASHION AND CLOTHING

 

 

The following databases and encyclopedias are excellent sources for beginning your research on topics dealing with fashion, clothing, and body adornment.  The first seven are broad in scope and deal with all aspects of these subjects, while the others are narrower in focus and go into more detail on their particular topics.

 

SPECIALIZED ENCYCLOPEDIAS

ENCYCLOPEDIAS OF FASHION DESIGNERS

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