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Encyclopedia of national dress : traditional clothing around the world

Author: Jill Condra
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Examines clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Condra
ISBN: 9780313376368 0313376360 9780313376382 0313376387 9780313376405 0313376409 9780313376375 0313376379
OCLC Number: 780481236
Description: 2 volumes (xv, 813 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1 --
v. 2.
Responsibility: Jill Condra, editor.


This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture  Read more...


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"Matters of race, gender, and class form part of the content in each entry, since those elements may be differentiated, depending on the country, by garments, jewelry, accessories, makeup, body Read more...

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