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Publisher Comments:

Published in summer 2010 in print and online, the 10-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion is the first comprehensive reference work to explore all aspects of dress and fashion globally - from pre-history to the present day. Arranged geographically and written by an international team of experts, the Encyclopedia will serve as the go-to source for all issues relating the art and anthropology of costume, dress, and fashion the world over for students, scholars, members of the design and fashion industries, and fashion aficionados for years to come.

The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion brings together for the first time the work of over 600 renowned scholars from every part of the globe. All articles have been specially commissioned and particular effort has been made to commission articles by indigenous scholars with in-depth local knowledge.

2011 Booklist Editors' Choice

Synopsis:

"Available online as part of the Berg Fashion Library"--V. 1, \ t.p. verso.

About the Author

Editor in Chief Joanne B. Eicher is Regents' Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, and a specialist in the anthropology of dress. She is author and editor of many books, including The Visible Self and Mother, Sister, Bride: Rituals of Womanhood. She is the series editor for the Berg series Dress, Body, Culture.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Africa

Volume 2: Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume 3: The United States and Canada

Volume 4: South Asia and Southeast Asia

Volume 5: Central and Southwest Asia

Volume 6: East Asia

Volume 7: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Volume 8: West Europe

Volume 9: East Europe, Russia and the Caucasus

Volume 10: Global Perspectives

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195377330
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Subject:
Fashion
Author:
null, Joanne B.
Author:
Eicher, Joanne
Author:
Eicher, Joanne B.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Textile & Costume
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
General-General
Series Volume:
Ten-volume set
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2,000 bandw
Pages:
6000
Dimensions:
9 x 11.9 x 17.2 in 41.438 lb

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