'A brilliantly entertaining and profound study of apocalypses throughout history, written by one of the world's most eminent historians. Hugely entertaining...bristling with insight... A brilliant work' - Literary Review
Shahidha Bari explores one of our most intense, but often secret relationships: with our clothes. Dressed is an evocative, ingenious and daringly original exploration of the hidden links between what we wear and who we are.
'This is a book of real stature which I hope will have a side impact. Only if we begin to understand the horrifying recesses of the human imagination can we prevent the recurrences of those dreadful, irrational persecutions which have so disfigured human history.' Anthony Storr