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The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1750-1890

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The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1750-1890 - Buckridge, Steeve O, and Nettleford, Rex (Foreword by)

This book is a study of how African enslaved and freed women used their fashion and style of dress as a symbol of resistance to slavery and accommodation to white culture in pre- and post-emancipation society. Africans brought aspects of their culture, such as folklore, music, language, religion and dress, with them to the Americas. The African ... Read More

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