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A brief history of underpants

Author: Timothy J Brown
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Pharaonic papyrus smalls to the Boxer rebellion, author Timothy James Brown demonstrates how our most intimate of garments have been pivotal in the shaping of the modern world.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Brown
ISBN: 9781847245847 1847245846
OCLC Number: 233788724
Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Foreword. Introduction. The Genesis of Underwear. Classical Pants. Dressing in the Dark. Middle-aged Spread. Renaissance Menswear. The Whites of Man. Industrial Waists. Pushing the Envelope. A Brief Depression. Up the Front. Frozen Assets. Plastic Passions. Afterword. Further Reading.
Responsibility: Timothy James Brown.

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