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A cultural history of dress and fashion / general editor, Susan J. Vincent.

Format Book and Print
Publication Info London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description6 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorVincent, Susan J., editor.
Other author/creatorHarlow, Mary, 1956- editor.
Other author/creatorHeller, Sarah-Grace, editor.
Other author/creatorCurrie, Elizabeth (Fashion designer), editor.
Other author/creatorMcNeil, Peter, 1966- editor.
Other author/creatorBaxter, Denise Amy, editor.
Other author/creatorPalmer, Alexandra, 1957- editor.
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.
Summary 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 (1650-1800), edited by Peter McNeil; Volume 5: The Age of Empire (1800-1920), edited by Denise Amy Baxter; Volume 6: The Modern Age (1920-2000+), edited by Alexandra Palmer. Each volume discusses the same key themes in its chapters: 1. Textiles 2. Production and Distribution 3. The Body 4. Belief 5. Gender and Sexuality 6. Status 7. Ethnicity 8. Visual Representations 9. Literary Representations. This structure means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading a volume or follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter in each volume. Superbly illustrated, the full six volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on dress and fashion through history.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
Genre/formHistory.
ISBN9781472557490 (set)
ISBN1472557492 (set)
ISBN9780857856968 (volume 1)
ISBN0857856960 (volume 1)
ISBN9780857856876 (volume 2)
ISBN0857856871 (volume 2)
ISBN9780857857514 (volume 3)
ISBN0857857517 (volume 3)
ISBN9780857857613 (volume 4)
ISBN0857857614 (volume 4)
ISBN9780857856845 (volume 5)
ISBN0857856847 (volume 5)
ISBN9780857856029 (volume 6)
ISBN0857856022 (volume 6)

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