eBook Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313376379
  • ISBN-13: 9780313376375
  • DDC: 391.003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 832 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

The contributors to Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World examine clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

The encyclopedia features a preface and introduction to its contents. Each entry in the encyclopedia includes a short historical and geographical background for the topic before discussing the clothing of people in that country or region of the world. This work will be of great interest to high school students researching fashion, fashion history, or history as well as to undergraduate students and general readers interested in anthropology, textiles, fashion, ethnology, history, or ethnic dress.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Entry Guide.
Introduction.
1: Afghanistan.
2: Albania.
3: Algeria.
4: Armenia.
5: Australia, Aboriginal.
6: Australia, Settlers.
7: Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
8: Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.
9: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
10: Brazil.
11: Bulgaria.
12: Canada.
13: Caribbean Islands: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Lesser Antilles Islands.
14: Chile and Bolivia.
15: China.
16: Costa Rica and Panama.
17: Crete.
18: Croatia.
19: Denmark.
20: Egypt.
21: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
22: Ethiopia.
23: Finland.
24: France.
25: Germany and Austria.
26: Ghana.
27: Great Britain and Ireland.
28: Greece.
29: Greenland.
30: Guatemala.
31: Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
32: Hungary.
33: India.
34: India: Nagaland Tribes.
35: Indonesia.
36: Iran.
37: Iraq.
38: Israel.
39: Italy.
40: Japan.
Title Page.
1: Kenya.
2: Korea.
3: Laos (Hmong).
4: Lebanon and Syria.
5: Libya.
6: Madagascar.
7: Malaysia.
8: Mauritania.
9: Mexico.
10: Mongolia.
11: Morocco.
12: Native North American Dress (United States and Canada).
13: The Netherlands and Belgium.
14: New Zealand.
15: Niger and Burkina Faso.
16: Nigeria.
17: Norway.
18: Pakistan.
19: The Palestine Region and Jordan.
20: The Philippines.
21: Poland.
22: Portugal.
23: Romania.
24: Russia.
25: Russian Federation Republics.
26: Rwanda and Uganda.
27: Slovenia.
28: Somalia.
29: South Pacific Islands.
30: Southern Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Angola.
31: Spain.
32: Sweden.
33: Switzerland.
34: Thailand.
35: Tibet.
36: Turkey.
37: United States: Hawaii.
38: United States: Hispanic West.
39: United States: New England.
40: Vietnam.
41: Yemen and Oman.
Museums with National Dress and Textile Collections.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.