A Framework for Assessing Military Dress Authenticity in Civil War Reenacting

  title={A Framework for Assessing Military Dress Authenticity in Civil War Reenacting},
  author={Mitchell D. Strauss},
  journal={Clothing and Textiles Research Journal},
  pages={145 - 157}
In the United States, hobby organizations participate in the public reenactment of historical events. The most popular is Civil War reenacting, which can be viewed as a manifestation of the unresolved nature of that war. Interpretation of reenacting has high potential for exploring American sensibilities. Among reenactors, the quest for historical authenticity is considered a core value. To that end, it was the intent of this research to develop a framework to assess the authenticity of… Expand

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