History of Fashion

History of Fashion

by Rebecca Rissman

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In fashion, one minute you're on trend, the next you're outdated. How did fashion begin? And, when did we become so obsessed with the latest trends in fashion? Cultures are constantly changing. So are the forms we use to express ourselves. Essential Library of Cultural History takes a closer look at key forms of Western culture. From fashion's origins to its contemporary expressions, discover major developments and creators. Explore fashion's impact on society. And, learn about new techniques and technology's influence on fashion. Story on trend with Essential Library of Cultural History.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624035531
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Essential Library of Cultural History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Colorful History of Fashion 6

Chapter 2 Ancient Fashions that Amaze 12

Chapter 3 Fashions of the Middle Ages 28

Chapter 4 The Renaissance: A Fashion Rebirth 38

Chapter 5 From Opulence to Revolution 48

Chapter 6 Fashions for a Brand New World 56

Chapter 7 Beautiful Age to Wartime 66

Chapter 8 Anything Goes 78

Chapter 9 Global Fashions 88

Timeline 98

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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