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Making Waves (The Bikini)

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; WPA Film Library.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©2001.
Series: Stitch in Time.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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In the early 1900s, women actually wore a bathing dress to the beach. Since then, the evolution of the bathing suit has chronicled changing morals in the 20th century. Patented just days after the first atomic bomb tests on Bikini Island, the revealing garment with the same name became the first of a series of scandals in swimwear, which include the topless bathing suit and the thong bikini.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; WPA Film Library.
OCLC Number: 851512898
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 09, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (13 min.) : sound, color.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Emergence of Beach Vacations (0:52) --
Early Conservative Bathing Attire (0:58) --
Flapper Fashion & Unisex Bathing Suits (0:56) --
Female Athleticism & One-Piece Bathing Suits (0:56) --
Early Wool & Rubber Bathing Suits (0:57) --
Democratization of Beach Vacations (0:27) --
Invention of the Bikini (1:08) --
1950s One-Piece Bathing Suits (1:26) --
Mainstreaming of the Bikini (1:22) --
Topless Swimwear & Sunbathing (0:41) --
Emergence of the Fashionable Suntan (1:02) --
Contemporary Advances in Bathing Suits (0:58).
Series Title: Stitch in Time.
Other Titles: Bikini
Responsibility: WPA Film Library.

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In the early 1900s, women actually wore a bathing dress to the beach. Since then, the evolution of the bathing suit has chronicled changing morals in the 20th century. Patented just days after the first atomic bomb tests on Bikini Island, the revealing garment with the same name became the first of a series of scandals in swimwear, which include the topless bathing suit and the thong bikini.

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