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Title The right to dress : sumptuary laws in a global perspective, 1200-1800 / edited by Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick, Ulinka Rublack, University of Cambridge.

Publication Info. New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.


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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The right to dress : sartorial politics in Germany, c. 1300-1750 / Ulinka Rublack -- Playing by the rules? : dressing without sumptuary laws in the Low Countries from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century / Isis Sturtewagen and Bruno Blondé -- "Outlandish superfluities" : luxury and clothing in Scottish and English sumptuary law, fourteenth to the seventeenth century / Maria Hayward -- Regulating sumptuousness : changing configurations of morals, politics, and economics in Swiss cities in the seventeenth and eighteenth Centuries / André Holenstein -- Dangerous fashion in Swedish sumptuary law / Eva I. Andersson -- Sumptuary laws in Italy : financial resource and instrument of rule / Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli -- Defending the right to dress : two sumptuary law protests in sixteenth-century Milan / Catherine Kove -- Against the sumptuary regime : sumptuary prosecutions in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Padova / Luca Molà and Giorgio Riello -- Luxury, novelty, and nationality : sumptuary legislation in late medieval and early modern Spain / Amanda Wunder -- Sumptuary laws in Portugal and its empire from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century / Francisco Bethencourt -- Splendour and magnificence : diplomacy and sumptuary codes in early modern Batavia / Adam Clulow -- Race, clothing and identity : sumptuary laws in colonial Spanish America / Rebecca Earle -- Sartorial sorting in the colonial Caribbean and North America / Robert DuPlessis -- "Grandeur and show" : clothing, commerce, and the capital in early modern Russia / Matthew P. Romaniello -- Women, minorities, and the changing politics of dress in the Ottoman Empire, 1650-1830 / Madeline Zilfi -- Wearing the hat of loyalty : imperial power and dress reform in Ming Dynasty China / BuYun Chen -- Regulating excess : the cultural politics of consumption in Tokugawa Japan / Katsuya Hirano -- Sumptuary laws in precolonial West Africa : the examples of Benin and Dahomey / Toby Green.
Subject Luxury -- History.
Sumptuary laws -- History.
Added Author Riello, Giorgio, editor.
Rublack, Ulinka, editor.
ISBN 9781108475914 (hbk)
9781108469272 (pbk)