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Survey of historic costume : a history of Western dress

Author: Phyllis G Tortora; Keith Eubank
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Publications, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The best-selling 'Survey of Historic Costume' covers the history of Western dress from the ancient world to the mid-1990s. The costume of each period is viewed within its historical, cultural, and economic context. Perfect for anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design, this beautifully illustrated book is full of interesting facts and commentary. Features include: detailed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Tortora, Phyllis G.
Survey of historic costume.
New York : Fairchild Publications, ©1998
(OCoLC)648403967
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis G Tortora; Keith Eubank
ISBN: 9781563671425 1563671425
OCLC Number: 39154857
Notes: First edition, copyright ©1989 by Fairchild Publications, a division of ABC Media, Inc. -- Second edition copyright ©1994 by Fairchild Publications, a division of AMC Media, Inc. -- First printing 1999. -- Third edition, copyright ©1998 -- First printing 2000.--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: The Ancient World c. 3500 B.C.-A.D. 300 --
The Ancient Middle East 3500-600 B.C. --
Crete and Greece c. 2900-300 B.C. --
Etruria and Rome c. 800 B.C.-A.D. 400 --
The Middle Ages c. 300-1500 --
The Early Middle Ages c. 300-1300 --
The Late Middle Ages c. 1300-1500 --
The Renaissance c. 1400-1600 --
The Italian Renaissance c. 1400-1600 --
The Northern Renaissance c. 1500-1600 --
Baroque and Rococo c. 1600-1800 --
The Seventeenth Century 1600-1700 --
The Eighteenth Century 1700-1800 --
The Nineteenth Century 1800-1900 --
The Directoire Period and the Empire Period 1790-1820 --
The Romantic Period 1820-1850 --
The Crinoline Period 1850-1869 --
The Bustle Period and the Nineties 1870-1900 --
The Twentieth Century 1900-1996 --
The Edwardian Period and World War I 1900-1920 --
The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II 1920-1947 --
The New Look and Beyond 1947-1964 --
The Vietnam Era 1964-1974 --
The Decades Between 1975 and 1996.
Other Titles: Historic costume
History of Western dress
Responsibility: Phyllis G. Tortora, Queens College of the City University of New York, Keith Eubank, Queens College of the City University of New York.

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"The best-selling 'Survey of Historic Costume' covers the history of Western dress from the ancient world to the mid-1990s. The costume of each period is viewed within its historical, cultural, and economic context. Perfect for anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design, this beautifully illustrated book is full of interesting facts and commentary. Features include: detailed descriptions of garments, footwear, accessories, hairstyles, hats, and cosmetics; recurring themes through the ages related to the study of dress; highlights of revivals of popular styles from each period; illustrations of objects from the fine and applied arts for each time period; colorful commentary by writers from each period; extensive bibliographies, pronunciation guides, and an index which includes glossary terms; and 20 pages of full-color photographs, plus more than 550 black-and-white photographs, pictorial tables, and illustrations.". Part One: The Ancient World: The Ancient Middle East 3500-600 B.C., Crete and Greece c. 2900-300 B.C., Etruria and Rome c. 800 B.C.-A.D. 400; Part Two: The Early Middle Ages c. 300-1300, The Late Middle Ages c. 1300-1500; Part Three: The Italian Renaissance c. 1400-1600, The Northern Renaissance c. 1500-1600; Part Four: Baroque and Rococo c. 1600-1800: The Seventeenth Century 1600-1700, The Eighteenth Century; Part Five: The Nineteenth Century 1800-1900; Part Six: The Twentieth Century 1900-1996; The Edwardian Period and World War I 1900-1920 (1910), The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II 1920-1947 (1930s, 1940s); The New Look and Beyond 1947-1964 (1940s, 1950s, 1960s); The Vietnam Era 1964-1974 (1960s, 1970s); The Decades between 1975 and 1996 (1970s, 1980s, 1990s).

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