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Published in a limited academic edition of 500 copies. Contents: Chapter I. Occupational or Everyday Dress?: 1 The Complexity of the Subject Matter 2 Fashion in Working Dress 3 The Source Base; Chapter II. Everyday Peasant Dress: 1 Peasant Clothes in Europe from the Late Middle Ages to the Early 16th Century 2 Peasant Working Clothes in Western and Southern Europe from the 16th to the Early 19th Century 3 Peasant Working Dress in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe Which Had Distinct National Costumes in the 16th-18th Centuries 4 Peasant Working Dress in the Balkans, the Ottoman Empire and the Caucasus; Chapter III. Working Clothes in Crafts and Trade: 1 Occupational Divisions 2 Superior Crafts 3 Protective Garments in the Professions Requiring Special Hygiene 4 Professions Dangerous to Health 5 Professions Requiring a Minimum of Protective Garments 6 Merchants and Pedlars; Chapter IV. Dangerous Professions: 1 Body-Protecting Clothes 2 Mining and Metallurgy 3 The Building Trade 4 Land and Water Transport 5 Fishing and Hunting; Chapter V. The Professional Clothes of the Intelligentsia: 1 Intellectual Workers 2 Scholars, Lecturers and Students 3 Medical Professions 4 Lawyers; Chapter VI. The Dress of Servants: 1 Hierarchies of Servants 2 Livery as the Sign of Belonging to the Employer and the Process of Its Unification 3 Servants' Working Clothes and Accessories 4 Second-Hand Garments and Other Ways of Providing Servants with Clothing; Chapter VII. The Working Disguises of Beggars and Strolling Players: 1 The Notion of Disguise 2 Beggars 3 Clowns and Strolling Players; Chapter VIII. Conclusions: 1 The Fundamental Research Questions in the European History of Dress 2 The Dress of Indigent and Dependent People 3 The Obligation to Dress the Dependants; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; List of Illustrations
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