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[FREE] [DOWNLOAD] [READ] Fashion Victims The Dangers of Dress Past an…The body count grows with each chapter. David's first chronicled death is that of Karen Wetterham, a chemistry professor who died in after she spilt a few drops of mercury on her latex gloved hand. David employs Wetterham's story to emphasize our expectation that clothing is "supposed to shield our fragile, yet yielding flesh from danger" yet often "fails spectacularly. While Fashion Victims starts with a story from recent history that is after the reader has waded through the ill-placed List of Illustrations and Acknowledgements , David's primary foci is dress and its manufacture in France, the United Kingdom, and North America in the ninteenth and early twentieth centuries. David's chosen period is characterized by the industrialization of labor, scientific experimentation, and the democratization of fashion, which in turn gave rise to a myriad of new problems. These included, as Jean-Baptiste Moreau observed in , "the creation of a multitude of poisons unknown in previous centuries.
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The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See details for description of any imperfections. So far so good. This book is a delightful story that follows history, poison, fashion, poison fashion and macabre endings for wearing said poison fashion. The images are incredible and the book itself is lovely.
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