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The empire's new clothes : a history of the Russian fashion industry, 1700-1917

"This book explores the impact of Westernization on Russia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and presents a wealth of photographs of ordinary Russians in all their finery. This book shows how the fashion industry became a forum through which Russians debated and formed a new national identity." --Jacket.

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Christine Ruane
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GT1043 .R83 2009
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