Download E-books Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages, Volumes 1-5 PDF
By Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast, Sarah HermsenFrom the bushy hides most likely worn by means of Neanderthals to clothier denims, this set meant for middle-schoolers surveys how humans have coated and decorated themselves throughout the a long time and around the globe. The volumes conceal the traditional global; Early Cultures around the Globe; ecu tradition from the Renaissance to the fashionable period; glossy international half I, 1900-1945; and glossy international half II, 1946-2003.
Within every one quantity, association is by way of tradition ("Ancient Rome," "African Cultures") or through interval ("The 16th Century," "1946-1960"). Following a quick advent that offers historical past and context, each one bankruptcy is split into sections protecting "Clothing," "Headwear," "Body Decoration," and "Footwear," and inside of each one of those different types are an summary and among one and 20 alphabetically ordered entries on particular goods or kinds. for instance, the bankruptcy on Europe within the 17th century has entries for breeches, bustles, stomachers, and waistcoats, between different articles of garments. The bankruptcy on Africa describes beadwork, physique portray, and lip plugs, between different different types of ornament. There are 430 entries in all, starting from a paragraph or to a web page, and every concludes with citations to some references, together with sites, for additional info. Sidebars spotlight comparable subject matters, akin to hygiene and sumptuary laws.
Each quantity comprises an identical word list, time line, and common bibliography. additionally repeated in each one quantity are numerous entry aids, together with a suite desk of contents, an alphabetical record of entries, a listing of entries by means of classification (clothing, headwear, etc.), and an index.
Although profusely and colorfully illustrated with pictures and reproductions of work, the set may possibly use a few drawings to boot. It's demanding to photograph what a farthingale, a fontange, or a haori really appear like in line with descriptions within the textual content. This apart, the paintings is striking for its association, breadth of assurance, and engaging layout. Strongly prompt for college and public libraries, it is going to most probably entice an viewers past its exact readers. RBB
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The five volumes mixed into one pdf dossier with adjusted TOC.