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Recycling Indian Clothing: Global Contexts of Reuse and Value
by Lucy Norris
In today's globally connected marketplace, a wedding sari in rural north India may become a woman's blouse or cushion cover in a Western boutique. Lucy Norris's anthropological study of the recycling of clothes in Delhi follows garments as they are gifted, worn, handed on, discarded, recycled, and sold once more. Gifts of clothing are used to make and break relationships ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Indiana University Press
(first published January 1st 2010)
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