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June 22, 2021 37 min

Art and fashion historian Laura Beltrán-Rubio joins us to share her expertise on the sartorial practices and symbolisms in Spain’s Imperio de la Moda or Empire of Fashion, beginning in the sixteenth century.

More on Laura's work http://imperiodemoda.comhttps://laurabelru.com

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  • Ann Twinam's Public Lives, Private Secrets: Gender, Honor, Sexuality, and Illegitimacy in Colonial Spanish America (1999)
  • Charles Walker's “Controlar los cuerpos femeninos y aplacar la ira de Dios: la reforma de la moral,” "El colonialismo en ruinas: Lima frente al terremoto y tsunami de 1746"
  • Tamara Walker's Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima (2017)
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