Jocks and Nerds. Men's Style in the Twentieth Century

Jocks and Nerds. Men's Style in the Twentieth Century
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Jocks and Nerds. Men's Style in the Twentieth CenturyJocks and Nerds. Men's Style in the Twentieth CenturyJocks and Nerds. Men's Style in the Twentieth Century

Richard Martin & Harold Koda.

Rizzoli. New York. 1989. First edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 224 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. English. 310 x 240mm. 1.4kg. 0847810453. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; light shelf wear to top edge of jacket, with a small 0.5cm tear.

A visual examination of men's fashion and dress in the twentieth century. The book accompanied an exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. The authors recognise twelve social roles adopted by men of the time - the Worker, Cowboy, Rebel, Military Man, Sportsman, Hunter, Businessman, Joe College, Man about Town, Dandy, the Jock and the Nerd. The book explores these roles and the fashions (and fashion icons) that signify them.

Price :  £90.00

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