SECOND-HAND CLOTHING ENCOUNTERS IN ZAMBIA: GLOBAL DISCOURSES, WESTERN COMMODITIES, AND LOCAL HISTORIES

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Date: Summer 1999
From: Africa(Vol. 69, Issue 3)
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Document Type: Article
Length: 11,581 words

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Social and economic issues related to the second-hand clothing industry in Zambia are examined, focusing on the way clothing trade with the West informs the Zambian cultural identity. Topics include globalisation, consumerism, the international second-hand clothing trade, the meaning of clothing, and Zambian understandings of the West.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A58435853