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By Anat Helman

A Coat of many colours investigates Israel’s first seven years as a sovereign nation throughout the strange prism of costume. outfits worn through Israelis within the Nineteen Fifties mirrored political ideologies, fiscal stipulations, army priorities, social differences, and cultural personal tastes, and all performed a component in consolidating a brand new nationwide id. according to a variety of textual and visible old records, the publication covers either what Israelis wore in a variety of conditions and what they acknowledged and wrote approximately garments and style. Written in a transparent and available sort that would attract the overall reader in addition to to scholars and students, A Coat of many colours introduces the reader either to Israel’s background in the course of its early life and to the wealthy box of gown culture.

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