Survey of Historic Costume

ISBN-10: 1563673452

ISBN-13: 9781563673450

Edition: 4th 2005

List price: $115.00
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Description: The fourth edition of this text is essential for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural and economic contexts with illuminating commentary from journals, letters and periodicals from each period.

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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Phyllis G. Tortora is Professor Emerita at Queens College, The City University of New York.

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 Early Middle Ages c. 300-1300
The Late Middle Ages c. 1300-1500
The Italian Renaissance c. 1400-1600
The Northern Renaissance c. 1500-1600
The Seventeenth Century 1600-1700
The Eighteenth Century 1700-1800
The Directoire Period and the Empire Period 1790-1820
The Romantic Period 1820-1850
The Crinoline Period 1850-1869
The Bustle Period and Nineties 1870-1900
The Edwardian Period and World War I 1900-1920
The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II 1920-1947
The New Look and Beyond 1947-1960
The Sixties and Seventies: Style Tribes Emerge 1960-1980
The Eighties and Nineties: Affluence, Information, and a New Millenium 1980-2003TEXT
Features
Objects from the fine and applied arts in various time periods
Recurring themes and concepts in dress
Relates revivals of styles from each era to their earlier historical sources
Illuminating commentary from journals, letters, and periodicals from each period
Chronological line drawings of major garments from the Ancient Middle East (3500-600 B.C.) through Late Middle Ages (c. 1300-1500) in tables
Illustrates, in tables spanning from 1870 through 1995, undergarments for men, women and children
Extensive bibliographies, pronunciation guides, and glossary terms
More than 580 black-and-white and colour photographs, pictorial tables, and illustrations
Instructor's Guide provides information about the sources of supplementary slide and video materials, as well as suggested teaching strategies and evaluative techniques
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