“Power & Style” received an award in Paris

61lPpvWKmpL._SY300_The book Power & Style: A World History of Politics and Dress written by French journalist Dominique Gaulme and anthropologist and historian Francois Gaulme received thursday May 16 2013 a french award: “Le Grand Prix du livre de mode”. It was translated from the French by Deke Dusinberre. This volume adds to the expanding literature discussing the history of dress and fashion from a global perspective. The authors emphasizes the role of dress as a symbol of power through history and discusses a variety of settings from tribal communities to monarchs and elected officials.

“Power and Style: A World History of Politics and Dress”, by Dominique Gaulme and François Gaulme (Flammarion, 60 euros)

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