Entries by Jordana Manchester

Anthropology Spotlight: What is Culture?

There are about 20-30 different academic definitions of the word “culture”. But it’s really more than just a word. It’s a word that conjures up all sorts of images, emotions, opinions and beliefs. From the 15th century until as recently as the late 1900’s, it was widely accepted by the conquering West, that “natives” (indigenous […]

A Brief History of the LBD: Little Black Dress

According to fashion historians, the ‘Little Black Dress’ was a term coined by one of the most influential women of the last century, Coco Chanel. And thank goodness she did, because before the roaring twenties, black was a colour only associated with death and mourning, oh dear! Not only did the LBD become acceptable, but […]

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