Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages, Volumes 1-5

By Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast, Sarah Hermsen

From the bushy hides most likely worn via Neanderthals to clothier denims, this set meant for middle-schoolers surveys how humans have coated and decorated themselves in the course of the a while and all over the world. The volumes disguise the traditional international; Early Cultures around the Globe; eu tradition from the Renaissance to the trendy period; smooth international half I, 1900-1945; and glossy international half II, 1946-2003.

Within each one quantity, association is by means of tradition ("Ancient Rome," "African Cultures") or through interval ("The 16th Century," "1946-1960"). Following a quick advent that gives history and context, every one bankruptcy is split into sections overlaying "Clothing," "Headwear," "Body Decoration," and "Footwear," and inside of each one of those different types are an outline 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 sorts of ornament. There are 430 entries in all, starting from a paragraph or to a web page, and every concludes with citations to a couple references, together with sites, for additional info. Sidebars spotlight similar subject matters, reminiscent of hygiene and sumptuary laws.

Each quantity comprises an analogous word list, time line, and basic bibliography. additionally repeated in each one quantity are numerous entry aids, together with a suite desk of contents, an alphabetical checklist of entries, a listing of entries via class (clothing, headwear, etc.), and an index.

Although profusely and colorfully illustrated with photos and reproductions of work, the set may perhaps use a few drawings to boot. It's not easy to photo what a farthingale, a fontange, or a haori truly seem 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 suggested for faculty and public libraries, it is going to most likely attract an viewers past its certain readers. RBB

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489 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491 physique assessment . . . . . . . . . . . Hygiene (box) . . . . . . . Cordoba leather-based Gloves . fanatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flea Fur . . . . . . . . . . . Handkerchiefs . . . . . . . shoes evaluation . . . . . . . . Chopines . . . . . . . . Pattens and Pantofles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 494 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 497 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 497 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 498 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 501 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

691 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 695 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 696 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 698 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 699 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 701 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 702 physique assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madame C. J. Walker (box) Beaded purses . . . . . . . Lipstick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Watches . . . . . . . . . . . . . shoes assessment . . . . . . communicate All-Stars High-Top Boots . Oxfords . . . . . . . ■ ■ ■ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 705 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 706 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 707 .

637 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 638 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 639 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 640 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 642 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 645 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 646 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 647 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 648 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 650 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 651 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 653 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 654 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 656 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Abrams, 1997. INDIAN physique undefined ■ one zero five ■ ■ ■ Indian shoes I n the cold Himalayan mountain northern areas of India, quite a few boots and sneakers were revamped the centuries to guard the ft from chilly and wet climate. those boots and footwear are made from leather-based, wool, and plant fibers. yet because the climate in so much of India is hot, footwear weren't priceless, and for a lot of background, Indians went barefoot. with no the necessity for shoes, Indian tradition constructed a different heritage of praising the toes.

Four: 774 High-Top Boots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: 716 Ice Skates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: 548 Jockey Boots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: 596 Jutti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1: 109 Khapusa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1: 109 Mary Janes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: 1017 army Boots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: 835 Moccasins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: 386 Oxfords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: 718 Paduka . . . . . . .

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