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Survey of Historic Costume

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Book News Annotation:

Chronologically arranged chapters each begin with a summary of historical developments, which is followed by discussion of sociocultural, artistic, political, economic, and/or technological developments relevant to costume in the period under study, and then by detailed presentation of the specifics of costume for men, women, and children. Abundantly illustrated in color and b&w. Previous editions were published in 1989 and 1994.
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Synopsis:

The latest edition of this bestseller brings the authors' analysis of Western dress through 1996 and adds a number of new features. Survey of Historic Costume is a basic text for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural, and economic contexts.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 536-542) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563671425
Author:
Tortora, Phyllis G.
Author:
Eubank, Keith
Author:
Tortora, Phyllis G.
Publisher:
Fairchild Books & Visuals
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Design - Textile & Costume
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Costume -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Student
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
11.18x8.60x1.66 in. 4.01 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The latest edition of this bestseller brings the authors' analysis of Western dress through 1996 and adds a number of new features. Survey of Historic Costume is a basic text for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural, and economic contexts.
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