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  1. Male Fashion

    ... of the cost of the horse. Chaucer makes these details of fashion explicit in describing the legs of his austere reeve of The Canterbury ... reflective of the size of' the other. Thus at one point the fashion was that the extensions of the poulaines should be filled with sawdust ...

  2. Special Issue: Fashion

    ... Our digital-only special issue on the history of fashion is available now via the new History Today app. Discover ... three-piece: a special digital-only issue on the history of fashion. Special Issue: Fashion ...

  3. Fashion and the Third Reich

    ... arrival in power in 1933 was the foundation of a German Fashion Institute. Known as the Deutsches Modeamt, it was a reflection of Nazi ... arrival in power in 1933 was the foundation of a German Fashion Institute. Known as the Deutsches Modeamt, it was a reflection of Nazi ...

  4. The Fashionable Sex, 1100-1600

    ... soldiers to the creation of this new, late fifteenth-century fashion is made further evident by another innovation they introduced. Serving ... of the cost of the horse. Chaucer makes these details of fashion explicit in describing the legs of his austere reeve of The Canterbury ...

  5. Fashion in Georgian England

    ... in full.    How to look good in the 1700s. Fashion in Georgian England ...

  6. Fashion: Draped in the Past

    ... But it don’t know if it’s coming or going. There is fashion, there is fad, Some is good, some is bad. And the joke is ... But it don’t know if it’s coming or going. There is fashion, there is fad, Some is good, some is bad. And the joke is ...

  7. Fashion Photographer Goes to War

    The photographs of Cecil Beaton conjure up High Society, fashion, theatre, fantasy and glitter: but this is a partial view for, during ... The photographs of Cecil Beaton conjure up High Society, fashion, theatre, fantasy and glitter: but this is a partial view for, during ...

  8. The Self-Fashioning of Disraeli

    Historians concerned with modern British political history have long complained that there is a bias against studying Tory politics and Tory politicians, and it is something of a standing joke that the opposite is true. If anything, a disproportionate share of scholarly works have appeared on the Conservative Party; and their number grows all the time.

  9. Changing Fashions in the Social Sciences

    From the late eighteenth century onwards, those who thought that society could be investigated in the same way and with the same prospects of success as any other part of the natural order have confronted those who thought that there was a logical gulf between the investigation of nature and the investigation of culture.

  10. In Focus: Fashionable Ballooning

    In the 1900s a new pastime was added to the diversions open to the wealthy: racing gas-filled balloons, starting from the smart Hurlingham Club in Fulham and aiming at a predetermined spot, normally somewhere to the east of London, given the prevailing westerly wind. Hurlingham had started life in the late 1860s, offering polo and pigeon shooting, with the birds released to order. But it was always eager to add to its sporting attractions.