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Rationing of clothing in Australia, 1942-1945

Way, Wendy

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In almost any society, clothing provides far more than a utilitarian covering for the body. It is frequently a means of self expression, a prop for vanity, a focus of consuming interest and attention. In the most subtle ways , that may not be readily discernible to the outsider , clothing can indicate much about the wearer's attitudes, tastes and social position. The collective attitudes of any society to its clothing can likewise reveal much about its ethos - the extent to which, for...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/129549

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