This bestseller brings the authors' analysis of Western dress up to date and adds a number of new features. Survey of Historic Costume, 4th Edition, is a basic text for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural and economic contexts.
Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. The new edition features more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, a new feature that examines global dress, and a fully updated chapter on the twenty-first century. New Student Resources~ Survey of Historic Costume STUDIO features digital study tools such as visual flashcards, self-quizzes, videos, and assignments and activities and includes a free Student Study Guide eBook to help students master concepts and improve grades.New to this Edition~ Chapter Timelines present an overview and images of historic events in each chapter focusing on fashion and textiles, politics and conflicts, decorative and fine arts, economics and trade, technology, and religion~ New Global Connections boxed highlights dress and textiles from around the world including China, India, Japan, Latin America, Africa and more~ New Chapter 20 covering twenty-...
Book by Reedstrom, Ernest Lisle
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Presents a vivid, panoramic picture of the development of American dress from the earliest days of colonization to 1870. The easy-to-read text is enhanced by more than 750 illustrations, including portraits, sketches, and photographs of actual clothing artifacts.
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Excerpt from Historic Dress 1607 to 1800"Fashion wears out more apparel than the man," and happily for us some relics of by-gone days have been preserved intact and placed in our hands for the preparation of this book - veritable documents of history on the subject of Dress in America, which should teach you "the nice fashion of your country," and help you "to construe things after their fashion."For these interesting old garments and also for the valuable portraits and family papers most generously entrusted to us for our work I take this opportunity to express, in behalf of Miss Steel and myself, our appreciation and sincere thanks.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.