History of World Costume and Fashion

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/6/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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The History of World Costume and Fashionpresents a comprehensive survey of dress from around the world including Asia, Africa, the Islamic Empire, and the Ancient Americas. This extensive study features descriptions and analysis of menrs"s, womenrs"s and childrenrs"s clothing, accessories, and cultural styles from prehistory into the twenty-first century. Lavishly illustrated, it features more than 1600 images-including over 100 in full color- and is a valuable resource for fashion designers, theater costumers, textile researchers, costume collectors and curators, and anyone interest in clothing and style customs of the world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Prehistory 

Chapter 2 - The Ancient Near East

Chapter 3 - Egypt

Chapter 4 - The Aegean

Chapter 5 - Etruria and Rome

Chapter 6 - Byzantium

Chapter 7 - Northern Europe in the Early Middles Ages

Chapter 8 - Islamic Empire

Chapter 9 - China

Chapter 10 - Japan

Chapter 11 - India

Chapter 12 - Africa

Chapter 13 - The Ancient Americas

Chapter 14 - Middle Ages

Chapter 15 - Italy and Spain in the Renaissance 1450–1600

Chapter 16 - Northern Renaissance

Chapter 17 - The Seventeenth Century

Chapter 18 - The Eighteenth Century  

Chapter 19 - The Nineteenth Century 1800–1850

Chapter 20 - The Nineteenth Century 1850—1900

Chapter 21 - The Twentieth Century 1900–1920

Chapter 22 - The Twentieth Century 1920—1940

Chapter 23 - The Twentieth Century 1940–1960

Chapter 24 - The Twentieth Century 1960—1980

Chapter 25 - The Twentieth Century 1980–Present

Chapter 26 - The Fashion Makers


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