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20,000 years of fashion : the history of costume and personal adornment

Author: François Boucher; Yvonne Deslandres
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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"The ways that people have dressed and adorned themselves provide fascinating insights into human history--revealing personality, wealth, religion, social status, occupation, nationality, and much more ... 20,000 Years of Fashion is a definitive study of mankind's efforts to cover, decorate, and improve the appearance of the human body."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boucher, François, 1885-1966.
20,000 years of fashion.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1987
(OCoLC)647010704
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François Boucher; Yvonne Deslandres
ISBN: 0810916932 9780810916937
OCLC Number: 16773978
Notes: Translation of: Histoire du costume en Occident.
"Published in Great Britain under the title: A history of costume in the West."--Title page verso.
"Times Mirror Books"--Title page verso.
Description: 459 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Prehistoric costume --
Costume in the Ancient East --
Crete and its costume --
The Mediterranean countries --
Europe from the Fifth century BC to the Twelfth century AD --
Europe between the Twelfth and Fourteenth centuries --
Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the early Sixteenth century --
The Sixteenth century --
The Seventeenth century --
The Eighteenth century --
From the French Revolution to the early Twentieth century --
Fashion: 1920-1964 --
Fashion: 1960-1983.
Other Titles: Histoire du costume en Occident.
Twenty-thousand years of fashion :
History of costume and personal adornment
Responsibility: by François Boucher ; with a new chapter by Yvonne Deslandres.
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"The ways that people have dressed and adorned themselves provide fascinating insights into human history--revealing personality, wealth, religion, social status, occupation, nationality, and much more ... 20,000 Years of Fashion is a definitive study of mankind's efforts to cover, decorate, and improve the appearance of the human body."--Cover.

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