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Hairstyles : ancient to present

Author: Charlotte Fiell
Publisher: London : Goodman Fiell, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive survey of hairstyles ever published, it is also a visual celebration of this remarkably inventive cultural phenomenon from ancient Greek tresses and 18th century powdered wigs, to Art Deco bobs and Punk spikes, to the latest directions in the world of hairdressing today. This book showcases an amazing array of wonderfully imaginative styles, while also demonstrating the remarkable skill of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Fiell
ISBN: 9781847960405 1847960405
OCLC Number: 820781960
Language Note: Text in English, German and French.
Description: 512 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Hairstyles: power and status --
Ancient --
Middle ages --
Renaissance --
17th century --
18th century --
19th century --
1900s, 1910s --
1920s --
1930s, 1940s --
1950s --
1960s --
1970s --
1980s --
1990s --
2000s.
Responsibility: Charlotte Fiell.

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A woman's hair has always been regarded as her crowning glory: from the elaborately dressed styles in Ancient Greece to the simple bobs of the 1920s and the colorful gelled spikes of Punk, right up  Read more...

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"[Fiell's] book brims with visual and anecdotal illustration"- The Sunday Telegraph

 
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