Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita

1958 …2018

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2016

The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, In H. Jenss, Fashion Studies: Research Methods, Sites and Practices

Eicher, J. & Jenss, H., 2016, Fashion Studies: Research Methods, Sites and Practices. Oxford U.K.: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 198-214

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2015

Subtle and Spectacular: Dressing in Kalabari Style. In P. Rabinowitz and C. Giorcelli , Eds., Habits of Being 4: Excess and Quotidian

Eicher, J., Rabinowitz, P. & Giorcelli, C., 2015, Habits of Being 4: Excess and Quotidian. Minneapolis MN: University of Minnesota Press, p. 262-281

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2014

India to Africa: Indian Madras and Kalabari Creativity. In M.L. Nosch, F. Zhao, & L. Varadarajan (Eds.), Global Textile Encounters, Ancient Textiles Series vol. 20. (pp. 295-302). Oxford and Philadelphia: Oxbow Books.

Eicher, J., 2014, Global Textile Encounters. London and Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, p. 295-302 (Ancient Textiles Series; no. 20).

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The Sacred Use of Indian Textiles by the Kalabari of Nigeria. In J. Dhamija (Ed.), Sacred Textiles,

Eicher, J., 2014, Sacred Textiles. New Delhi: Marg Publishers, p. 94-105

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2012

The Body. In A. Geczy & V. Karaminas, Fashion and Art

Eicher, J., 2012, Fashion and Art by A. Geczy and V. Karaminas. Oxford, U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 77-86

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2010

Ethnic Dress. In V. Steele (Ed.), Berg Companion to Fashion (Reprinted from Steele, 2005)

Eicher, J., 2010, In V. Steele (Ed.), Berg Companion to Fashion. Oxford,U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 160-163

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2005

Eicher, J. B. (2004). Kalabari Splendor: Indian Gold-embroidery Velvets in Nigeria. In J. Dhamija (Ed.), Asian Embroidery

Eicher, J., 2005, In J. Dhamija (Ed.), Asian Embroidery . New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, p. 234-248

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Kalabari Identity and Indian Textiles in the Niger Delta. In R. Crill (Ed.), Indian Trade Textiles

Eicher, J., 2005, R. Crill, Indian Trade Textiles. New Delhi: Seagull Books, p. 153-171

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2004

Kalabari Dress and Textiles in Two Rites of Passage. In (Ed. Unknown), Life Passages: Women, Dress, & Culture

Eicher, J., 2004, Life Passages: Women, Dress, & Culture . Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, p. 19-27

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2003

The American Groom Wore a Celtic Kilt: Theme Weddings as Carnivalesque Events. In H.B. Foster and D. C. Johnson, Wedding Dress Across Cultures

Winge, T. M. & Eicher, J., 2003, In H.B. Foster and D. C. Johnson, Wedding Dress Across Cultures . Oxford, U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 207-218

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2002

Fitting Farewells. In M. Anderson & P. Peek, Ways of the Rivers: Arts of the Niger Delta

Eicher, J. & Erekosima, T. V., 2002, In M. Anderson & P. Peek, Ways of the Rivers: Arts of the Niger Delta. Los Angeles, CA: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, p. 307-329

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2001

Dress, Gender, and the Display of Skin. In J. Entwistle & E. Wilson (Eds.), Body Dressing

Eicher, J., 2001, In J. Entwistle & E. Wilson (Eds.), Body Dressing. Oxford, U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 233-252

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Fashion of Dress. In C. Newman (Ed.), National Geographic Fashion (pp. 17-23). Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

Eicher, J., 2001, National Geographic Fashion. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, p. 17-23

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1995

Dress and Identity. In M.E. Roach-Higgins, J.B. Eicher, & K.P. Johnson (Eds.). Dress and identity

Roach-Higgins, M. E. (ed.), Eicher, J. (ed.) & Johnson, K. K. P. (ed.), 1995, In M.E. Roach-Higgins, J.B. Eicher, & K.P. Johnson (Eds.). Dress and identity . New York: Fairchild Publications, p. 7-18

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India and West Africa: Transformation of velvets. In J. Dhamija (Ed.), The Woven Silks of India

Eicher, J., 1995, In J. Dhamija (Ed.), The Woven Silks of India. Bombay, India: Marg Publishers, p. 141-154

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World fashion, ethnic, and national dress. In J.B. Eicher (Ed.), Dress and ethnicity

Eicher, J. & Sumberg, B., 1995, In J.B. Eicher (Ed.), Dress and ethnicity . Oxford, U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 295-306

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1994

The aesthetics of men’s dress of the Kalabari of Nigeria. In M. DeLong & A.M. Fiore (Eds.), Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives.

Eicher, J. & Erekosima, T. V., 1994, In M. DeLong & A.M. Fiore (Eds.), Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives.. Monument, CO: International Textile and Apparel Association, (ITAA Special Publication on Aesthetics; no. 7).

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1992

Describing dress: A system of classifying and defining. In R. Barnes & J.B. Eicher (Eds.), Dress and gender: Making and meaning in cultural context 

Eicher, J., 1992, In R. Barnes & J.B. Eicher (Eds.), Dress and gender: Making and meaning in cultural context . Oxford, U.K.: Berg Publishing, p. 8-28

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1990

African dress: Form, action, and meaning. In B. Starke, L. Holloman & B. Nordquist (Eds.), African American dress and textiles

Eicher, J. & Thieme, O. C., 1990, In B. Starke, L. Holloman & B. Nordquist (Eds.), African American dress and textiles. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., p. 4-17

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1989

Kalabari funeral rooms as handicraft and ephemeral art. In R. Boser-Sarivaxivanis (Festschrift), B. Englebrecht, & B. Gardi (Eds.), Man does not go naked: Textilien und handwerk aus Afrikanishen und andren landern, Vol. 29

Eicher, J. & Erekosima, T. V., 1989, In R. Boser-Sarivaxivanis (Festschrift), B. Englebrecht, & B. Gardi (Eds.), Man does not go naked. Basel, Switzerland: Basel Beitrage zur Ethnologie, p. 197-207

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1981

Birds of a feather. In G. B. Sproles (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives of fashion

Eicher, J. & Kelley, E. A., 1981, In G. B. Sproles (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives of fashion. Minneapolis, MN: Burgess Publishing

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1980

Chapter 5: Design components of West African textile production. In S.C.O. Ugbolue & P.O. Adegbile (Eds.), The Nigerian textile industry: Resource potentials

Eicher, J., 1980, In S.C.O. Ugbolue & P.O. Adegbile (Eds.), The Nigerian textile industry: Resource potentials . Kaduna, Nigeria: The Textile Institute, p. 7-12, 52-67

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1979

Language of Personal Adornment. In J. Cordwell, & R.Schwarz. Fabrics of Culture: The Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment

Roach, M. E. & Eicher, J., 1979, In J. Cordwell, & R.Schwarz. Fabrics of Culture: The Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment . The Hague: Mouton Publishers

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1978

High school as a meeting place. In L.M. Gurel & M.S. Beeson (Eds.), Dimensions of dress and adornment: A book of readings

Eicher, J. & Kelley, E. A., 1978, In L.M. Gurel & M.S. Beeson (Eds.), Dimensions of dress and adornment: A book of readings. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, p. 66-86

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1973

A comparison of Nigerian and American aesthetics in dress. In V. Lefebre (Ed.), Socio-cultural aspects of clothing

Eicher, J., 1973, In V. Lefebre (Ed.), Socio-cultural aspects of clothing. Edmonton, Canada: University of Alberta, p. 61-73

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