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Fashion and Apparel Studies

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Search DELCAT Discovery to find library resources related to your research topic. Limit searches to books, journals and other items held by the University of Delaware Library or search the entire WorldCat database that encompasses millions of titles in libraries throughout the world.

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  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases (e.g.,"techno fashion" or "journal of fashion marketing and management").
  • It is important to click either "View all formats and languages" or "View all editions" to obtain complete information about library holdings. Both links connect to the same page.
  • Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR) must be capitalized (e.g., "19th century" OR "nineteenth century").
  • Sample Subject Searches
    • "body image"
    • clothing africa
    • ​clothing AND "social aspects"
    • fashion history "20th century"

Sample Fashion Book

Advertising Menswear: Masculinity and Fashion in the British Media Since 1945 by Paul Jobling provides an analysis of advertising menswear in Britain.

Call number: HF6161.M38 J6195 2014

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