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Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing Around the World

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The contributors to Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World examine clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

The encyclopedia features a preface and introduction to its contents. Each entry in the encyclopedia includes a short historical and geographical background for the topic before discussing the clothing of people in that country or region of the world. This work will be of great interest to high school students researching fashion, fashion history, or history as well as to undergraduate students and general readers interested in anthropology, textiles, fashion, ethnology, history, or ethnic dress.

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This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture and history.

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• Covers many countries throughout the world organized in an easy-to-follow layout

• Presents images that illustrate designs described in the text

• Provides invaluable contextual background so readers can better understand the significance of the clothing

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• Contributions from over 50 experts in their field

• Dozens of photographs

• A bibliographic listing of further reading and references with each section

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ISBN:
9780313376368
Author:
Condra, Jill (edt)
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO
Author:
Condra, Jill
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Art/Reference
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
206
Pages:
813

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Product details 813 pages ABC-CLIO - English 9780313376368 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture and history.
"Synopsis" by , • Covers many countries throughout the world organized in an easy-to-follow layout

• Presents images that illustrate designs described in the text

• Provides invaluable contextual background so readers can better understand the significance of the clothing

"Synopsis" by , • Contributions from over 50 experts in their field

• Dozens of photographs

• A bibliographic listing of further reading and references with each section

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