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A cultural history of dress and fashion

Author: Susan J VincentMary HarlowSarah-Grace HellerElizabeth Currie, (Fashion designer)Peter McNeilAll authors
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cultural history of dress and fashion' presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers over 2,500 years of dress and fashion. Volume 1: Antiquity (500BCE-800AD), edited by Mary Harlow; Volume 2: The Medieval Age (800-1450), edited by Sarah-Grace Heller; Volume 3: The Renaissance (1450-1650), edited by Elizabeth Currie; Volume 4: The Age of Enlightenment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Vincent; Mary Harlow; Sarah-Grace Heller; Elizabeth Currie, (Fashion designer); Peter McNeil; Denise Amy Baxter; Alexandra Palmer
ISBN: 9781472557490 1472557492 9780857856968 0857856960 9780857856876 0857856871 9780857857514 0857857517 9780857857613 0857857614 9780857856845 0857856847 9780857856029 0857856022
OCLC Number: 967107605
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: volume 1. In Antiquity / edited by Mary Harlow --
volume 2. In the Medieval Age / edited by Sarah-Grace Heller --
volume 3. In the Renaissance / edited by Elizabeth Currie --
volume 4. In the Age of Enlightenment / edited by Peter McNeil --
volume 5. In the Age of Empire / edited by Denise Amy Baxter --
volume 6. In the Modern Age / edited by Alexandra Palmer.
Responsibility: general editor, Susan J. Vincent.

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This ground-breaking, six-volume work is the first comprehensive survey of the history of dress and fashion. Written by top international scholars and beautifully illustrated with 600 images, it will  Read more...

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