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The Empire of Fashion:
Dressing Modern Democracy
Gilles Lipovetsky
Translated by Catherine Porter
With a foreword by Richard Sennett

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Introduction3
Pt. 1The Enchantment of Appearances
Ch. IFashion and the West: The Aristocratic Moment18
Ch. IIA Century of Fashion55
Ch. IIIOpen Fashion88
Pt. 2Consummate Fashion
Ch. IVThe Seduction of Things134
Ch. VAdvertising on the Offensive156
Ch. VICulture, Media Style174
Ch. VIIMeaning Carries On203
Ch. VIIIThe Progressive Shifting of the Social226
Epilogue242
Notes253
Works Cited265
Index271

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