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Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series)

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Set in Arequipa during Peru's recent years of crisis, this ethnography reveals how dress creates gendered bodies. It explores why people wear clothes, why people make art, and why those things matter in a war-torn land. Blenda Femenias argues that women's clothes are key symbols of gender identity and resistance to racism.

Moving between metropolitan Arequipa and rural Cayl
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Paperback, 382 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by University of Texas Press (first published 2004)
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