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Protective clothing

Author: Helen Whitty
Publisher: Broomall, PA : Chelsea House, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text examine the wearing and making of clothes across time, places, and cultures, focusing on protective clothing, such as armor, raincoats, and fire fighting gear. Includes an activity, a time line of women's swimwear, an interview with a swimwear factory supervisor, and a glossary.
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Genre/Form: Series
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Whitty
ISBN: 079106574X 9780791065747
OCLC Number: 53211711
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Protection and safety (Armor --
Aprons --
Mining clothes --
Sportswear --
Driving clothes) --
Protection in the water and sun (Raincoats --
Diving suits --
Swimwear --
Meet Dawn Henderson, swimwear factory supervisor --
Women's swimwear timeline, 1900-1950) --
Protection in the heat (Fire fighting suits --
Radiation --
Make a camera obscura) --
Protection in the air (Flying suits --
Masks --
Space suits) --
Safety first : answers.
Responsibility: Helen Whitty.

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Each title features: -- A crafts activity-- A time line of one particular article of clothing-- An interview with a creator of clothing-- Clothes worn by famous people in historyFrom armor to  Read more...

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