Clothing through American History: The Federal Era through Antebellum, 1786-1860, 1st Edition

  • Ann Buermann Wass
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  • ISBN-10: 0313084599
  • ISBN-13: 9780313084591
  • DDC: 391.009
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The authors have painstakingly researched such primary sources as diaries, letters and wills of the people of the time, in addition to secondary resources. Just a few of the topics include: the constant problems of getting fabrics, such as wool, or cotton, in the late eighteenth centuries; the types of clothes slave men, women and children were allowed to wear; and the beginnings of patterns and the mass production of clothing in the mid nineteenth century. The volume features numerous illustrations, helpful timelines, resource guides recommending websites, videos, print publications, and extensive glossaries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Federal Period, 1786–1820.
2: Introduction.
3: Acknowledgments.
4: Timeline.
5: The United States in the Federal Period.
6: Society, Culture, and Dress.
7: Women's Fashions.
8: Men's Fashions.
9: Children's Fashions.
10: Glossary: The Federal Period.
11: Resource Guide: The Federal Period.
12: About the Author.
13: The Antebellum Era, 1821–1860.
14: Introduction.
15: Acknowledgments.
16: Timeline.
17: The United States in the Antebellum Era.
18: Society, Culture, and Dress.
19: Women's Fashions.
20: Men's Fashions.
21: Children's Fashions.
22: Glossary: The Antebellum Era.
23: Resource Guide: The Antebellum Era.
24: About the Author.