eBook Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414498489
  • ISBN-13: 9781414498485
  • DDC: 391
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 1027 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2004
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

UXL’s Fashion, Costume, And Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through The Ages has all the answers in a comprehensive, chronologically based, affordably priced, four-color, six-volume set.

With typical UXL high quality, UXL’s Fashion, Costume, And Culture provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture.

Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century, or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. The four main topic areas are clothing, footwear, hairstyles and headgear, and body decoration.

Features and Benefits

  • 400 color and black-and-white photos and illustrations.
  • A timeline.
  • Words-to-know section.
  • Sidebars with related information.
  • Sources for further reading.
  • An index.
  • Includes multiple table of contents which provide users with several ways to access entries.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414498411 | ISBN-13: 9781414498416

Table of Contents

Volume 1: The Ancient World.
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
Prehistoric Life.
Ancient Egypt.
Mesopotamia.
India.
Ancient Greece.
Ancient Rome.
Where to Learn More.
Volume 2: Early Cultures across the Globe.
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
Early Asian Cultures.
The Byzantine Empire.
Nomads and Barbarians.
Europe in the Middle Ages.
Discovered Peoples.
Oceania: Island Culture.
Native American Cultures.
Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas.
African Cultures.
Where to Learn More.
Volume 3: European Culture from the Renaissance to the Modern Era
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
Europe in the Fifteenth Century.
The Sixteenth Century.
The Seventeenth Century.
Eighteenth-Century Revolt.
Nineteenth-Century Industrialization.
Where to Learn More.
Volume 4: Modern World Part I: 1900-1945
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
From Riches to Ruin: 1900-1918.
Roaring Twenties: 1919-1929.
Difficult Years: 1930-1945.
Where to Learn More.
Volume 5: Modern World Part II: 1946-1999
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
Post-World War II: 1946-1960.
Troubled Times: 1961-1979.
America Forges Ahead: 1980-1999.
Where to Learn More.
Volume 6: Modern World Part III: 2000-2012 and Religious Vestments
Entries by Alphabetical Order.
Entries by Topic Category.
Reader’s Guide.
Contributors.
Timeline.
Words to Know.
Moving Faster, Looking Backwards: 2000-2012.
Religious Vestments.
Judaism.
Catholicism.
Protestantism.
Islam.
Buddhism.
Hinduism.
Animism.
Where to Learn More.
Index.

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