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Survey of historic costume

Author: Phyllis G Tortora; Sara B Marcketti
Publisher: New York, NY : Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
Survey of Historic Costume presents a thorough overview and chronology of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today"

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis G Tortora; Sara B Marcketti
ISBN: 9781628921670 1628921676
OCLC Number: 972500782
Notes: "25th anniversary edition"--Cover
Description: xviii, 702 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface and How to Use Book Acknowledgements Ch 1 Introduction Part 1 The Ancient World: c. 3000 BC - AD 300 Ch 2 The Ancient Middle East: c. 3500-600 BC Ch 3 Crete and Greece: c.2900-300 BC Ch 4 Etruria and Rome: c. 800 BC - AD 400 Part 2 The Middle Ages: c. 300 - 1500 Ch 5 The Early Middle Ages: c. 300 - 1300 Ch 6 The Late Middle Ages: c.1300-1500 Part 3 The Renaissance: c 1400-1600 Ch 7 The Italian Renaissance: c. 1400-1600 Ch 8 The Northern Renaissance: c. 1500-1600 Part 4 Baroque and Rococo: c. 1600-1800 Ch 9 The Seventeenth Century: 1600-1700 Ch 10 The Eighteenth Century: 1700-1900 Part 5 The Nineteenth Century: 1800-1900 Ch 11 The Directoire Period and the Empire Period: 1790-1820 Ch 12 The Romantic Period: 1820-1850 Ch 13 The Crinoline Period: 1850-1869 Ch 14 The Bustle Period and the Nineties: 1870-1900 Part 6 From the Twentieth to the Twenty-first Century: 1900-2014 Ch 15 The Edwardian Period and World War I: 1900-1920 Ch 16 The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II: 1920-1947 Ch 17 The New Look: Fashion Conformity Prevails: 1947-1960 Ch 18 The Sixties and Seventies: Style Tribes Emerge: 1960-1980 Ch 19 The Eighties and the Nineties and the Twenty-first Century: 1980-1999 Ch 20 Twenty-first Century: 2000-2014 Credit Index
Other Titles: Historic costume
Responsibility: Phyllis G. Tortora, Sara B. Marcketti


Survey of Historic Costume presents a thorough overview and chronology of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today"


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The organization of the book is excellent. Emily Banis Stoehrer, Fisher College, USA I have always used this book. I do not think there is another that has this much detail, but introduces concepts Read more...

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