History of World Costume and Fashion

History of World Costume and Fashion

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The History of World Costume and Fashion presents a comprehensive survey of dress from around the world including Asia, Africa, the Islamic Empire, and the Ancient Americas. This extensive study features descriptions and analysis of men's, women's and children's clothing, accessories, and cultural styles from prehistory into the twenty-first century. Lavishly illustrated, it features more than 1600 images-including over 100 in full color- and is a valuable resource for fashion designers, theater costumers, textile researchers, costume collectors and curators, and anyone interest in clothing and style customs of the world.show more

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  • Hardback | 840 pages
  • 220.98 x 276.86 x 38.1mm | 1,927.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130992232
  • 9780130992239

Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Prehistory Chapter 2 - The Ancient Near EastChapter 3 - EgyptChapter 4 - The AegeanChapter 5 - Etruria and RomeChapter 6 - ByzantiumChapter 7 - Northern Europe in the Early Middles AgesChapter 8 - Islamic EmpireChapter 9 - ChinaChapter 10 - JapanChapter 11 - IndiaChapter 12 - AfricaChapter 13 - The Ancient AmericasChapter 14 - Middle AgesChapter 15 - Italy and Spain in the Renaissance 1450-1600Chapter 16 - Northern RenaissanceChapter 17 - The Seventeenth CenturyChapter 18 - The Eighteenth Century Chapter 19 - The Nineteenth Century 1800-1850Chapter 20 - The Nineteenth Century 1850-1900Chapter 21 - The Twentieth Century 1900-1920Chapter 22 - The Twentieth Century 1920-1940Chapter 23 - The Twentieth Century 1940-1960Chapter 24 - The Twentieth Century 1960-1980Chapter 25 - The Twentieth Century 1980-PresentChapter 26 - The Fashion Makersshow more

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