Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion (Scribner Library of Daily Life) (3 Volumes Set)

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion (Scribner Library of Daily Life) (3 Volumes Set)

Valerie Steele


This reference set presents details on all features of garments and adornment in human tradition, from historical Egyptian wigs to house fits. From ritual clothing in societies all over the world to style types flashing the newest kinds on Parisian runways, articles disguise the know-how, layout, and social which means of gown all through heritage. Longer essays on cultural teams and eras look in conjunction with shorter profiles of vital humans, associations, textiles, or add-ons in a handy, A-Z series. views from model layout, anthropology, artwork historical past, sociology, company, and historical past improve the articles. All entries signed by way of professional individuals, contain bibliographies and references to similar subject matters. countless numbers of images, colour insert sections, and line drawings upload to the set's charm for college kids in highschool via university, in addition to newshounds, designers, and somebody drawn to this attention-grabbing part of way of life and during this crucial box of human creativity.

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