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The Greenwood encyclopedia of clothing through world history

Author: Jill Condra
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2008.
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Looks at the history of clothing from prehistoric times to the present, and evaluates the influence of climate, cultural, political, social, economic, technological, and cultural factors.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenwood encyclopedia of clothing through world history.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608571528
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Condra
ISBN: 9780313336621 : alk. paper) 0313336628 ((set) : alk. paper) 9780313336638 ((vol 1) : alk. paper) 0313336636 ((vol 1) : alk. paper) 9780313336645 ((vol 2) : alk. paper) 0313336644 ((vol 2) : alk. paper) 9780313336652 ((vol 3) : alk. paper) 0313336652 ((vol 3) : alk. paper
OCLC Number: 156808055
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. Prehistory to 1500CE. Prehistoric clothing / Christel Baldia --
Egyptian clothing / Katherine Eaton --
Persian clothing / Sara M. Harvey --
Greek clothing / Jennifer Chi and Larissa Bonfante --
Etruscan and Roman clothing / Larissa Bonfante and Jennifer Chi --
Byzantine clothing / Jennifer Ball --
Medieval clothing / Marie Botkin. v. 2. 1501-1800. The Italian Renaissance / Isabella Campagnol Fabretti --
The northern Renaissance / Sara M. Harvey --
North American colonial costume / Suzanne Buchanan --
Clothing in Edo Japan / Mary Pluckhahn Masilamani --
Clothing in Mughal India / Mary Pluckhahn Masilamani --
Korean clothing / Aleasha McCallion --
Clothing in Latin America / Karrie Porter Brace --
The eighteenth century / Jennifer Grayer Moore. v. 3. 1801 to the present. The nineteenth century / Sara M. Harvey --
1900-1918 / Ellen Hymowitz --
The twenties / Ellen Hymowitz --
The thirties / Ellen Hymowitz --
The forties / Ellen Hymowitz --
The fifties / Ellen Hymowitz --
The sixties / Sara M. Harvey --
The seventies / Sara M. Harvey --
The eighties / Jennifer Grayer Moore --
The nineties / Jennifer Grayer Moore --
2000-present / Jennifer Grayer Moore.
Responsibility: edited by Jill Condra.
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Contains volumes which cover the history of clothing throughout the world and place clothing within the context of social, political, economic and religious history. They cover topics such as: men's  Read more...

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