Kathy Peiss
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Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style
10 Jun 2011 // 12:10 AM

Los Angeles’s 1943 “zoot suit riot” may be the only time in American history that fashion was believed to be the cause of widespread civil unrest.

//Reviews

Today's Seriously Sagging Britches Have a Precedent in the Society Challenging 'Zoot Suit'
22 Sep 2011 // 2:10 AM

Kathy Peiss takes us back to a time whe “clothes make the man” led some to adopt a wild sartorial departure from the mainstream, and others to beat them viciously for it.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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