New Books

Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder: Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

If dress is that which makes the body acceptable in society, then what does it mean to make the fat, female body acceptable through dress? Looking at the so-called "stoutwear" industry, or the pre... Read more

Do You Have a TV?: Negotiating Swedish Public Service through 1950s Programming, "Americanization," and Domesticity

Do You Have a TV? examines three strands of early Swedish television: programming in the 1950s, processes of “Americanization,” and domestic, socio-cultural change in relation to the new medium. By... Read more