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A cultural history of dress and fashion

Title
A cultural history of dress and fashion [electronic resource] / general editor, Susan J. Vincent.
Publication
London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2017]

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Additional Authors
  • Vincent, Susan J.
  • Harlow, Mary, 1956-
  • Heller, Sarah-Grace.
  • Currie, Elizabeth (Fashion designer)
  • McNeil, Peter, 1966-
  • Baxter, Denise Amy.
  • Palmer, Alexandra, 1957-
Description
1 online resource (6 volumes) : illustrations.
Uniform Title
Cultural history of dress and fashion (Online)
Subject
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Access (note)
  • Access restricted to authorized users.
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.
LCCN
2020447267
Title
A cultural history of dress and fashion [electronic resource] / general editor, Susan J. Vincent.
Imprint
London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2017]
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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.
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Available from home with a valid library card
Available onsite at NYPL
Added Author
Vincent, Susan J.
Harlow, Mary, 1956-
Heller, Sarah-Grace.
Currie, Elizabeth (Fashion designer)
McNeil, Peter, 1966-
Baxter, Denise Amy.
Palmer, Alexandra, 1957-
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