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Zoot suit : the enigmatic career of an extreme style / Kathy Peiss.

Author/Creator:
Peiss, Kathy Lee.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects -- United States.
Fashion -- United States -- History -- 20th century. -- Fashion -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Minority youth -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Contents:
1. Making the suit zoot
2. Going to extremes
3. Into the public eye
4. From rags to riot
5. Reading the riddle
6. Zooting around the world
Aftermath.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Herman V. Ames Fund.
Contributor:
Herman V. Ames Fund.
ISBN:
9780812243376 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812243374 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
40019650077
Web link:
The Herman V. Ames Fund Home Page
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