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Costume and fashion : a concise history

Costume and fashion : a concise history

Author: James Laver
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2014.
Series: World of art
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

From the invention of the needle to the dawn of denim, neolithic weavers to catwalk creations, this title intends to cover the trends, from vintage to high street chic and the reinvention of haute  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Laver
ISBN: 9780500204122 0500204128
OCLC Number: 966352776
Description: 312 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. How it all began * 2. Greeks and Romans * 3. Early Europe * 4. The Renaissance and the sixteenth century * 5. The seventeenth century * 6. The eighteenth century * 7. From 1800 to 1850 * 8. From 1850 to 1900 * 9. From 1900 to 1939 * 10. Rationed fashion to pluralistic style * 11. Fashion in the twenty-first century
Series Title: World of art
Responsibility: James Laver.


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'A pleasure to look at and a pleasure to read' - Guardian 'Comprehensive and very well informed' - Creative Voice

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