Fashion A Fashion History Of The 20th Century

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Dress codes: The ultimate compendium of clothing   Clothes define people. A person’s attire, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives.

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Finally on audio - one of the most beloved tales of our time! Science fiction, mystery, a passionate love story, and a detailed history of Old New York blend together in Jack Finney's spellbinding story of a young man enlisted in a secret government experiment. Transported from the mid-twentieth century to New York City in the year 1882, Si Morley walks the fashionable "Ladies' Mile" of Broadway, is enchanted by the jingling sleigh bells in Central Park, and solves a 20th-century mystery by discovering its nineteenth-century roots.

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Clothes define people: A fashion history of the 20th century An inspirational sourcebook for designers and enthusiasts alike. i-D Magazine, London A person s clothing, whether it s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her cultur

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Jeremy Duncan chronologically traces the history and changes of the city of Perth throughout the 20th Century. He pays special attention to local politics, the history of crime, health, schooling and religion. Duncan also highlights the fascinating transitions in arts, fashion, sport, transport and the city buildings. Alongside plenty of images, both archive and modern, Duncan provides a thoroughly researched account of the history of Perth which takes the reader on a revealing journey from past to present.

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This new edition of a bestselling textbook is designed for students, scholars, and anyone interested in 20th century fashion history.Accessibly written and well illustrated, the book outlines the social and cultural history of fashion thematically, and contains a wide range of global case studies on key designers, styles, movements and events.The new edition has been revised and expanded: there are new sections on eco-fashion, fashion and the museum, major changes in the fashion market in the 21st century (including the impact of new media and retailing networks), new technologies, fashion weeks, the rise of asian fashion centers and more.

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This book is the first in-depth exploration of the revolutionary designers who defined American fashion in its emerging years and helped build an industry with global impact, yet have been largely forgotten. Focusing on female designers, the authors reclaim a place in history for the women who created not only for celebrities and socialites, but for millions of fashion-conscious customers across the United States.

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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH IN BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRSA new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion.

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A History from the 18th to the 20th Century   Clothes define people. A person’s clothing, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically. Founded in 1978, the KCI holds one of the world’s most extensive clothing collections and has curated many exhibitions worldwide.

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The Caribbean's history is inseparable from sugar, and the crop is still an important feature in the economics of many islands, from Cuba to Barbados. In Jamaica entire communities depend on the sugar industry, earning a precarious living on old-fashioned plantations. What is life like on a sugar plantation at the end of the 20th century? What will happen if the sugar industry collapses? How do the poverty-stricken cane-cutters of rural Jamaica fit into this global industry? This work looks at the world sugar business, identifying the key players-producers, markets and transnational companies-and explaining how the industry works.

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Designed to be accessible to young readers, these volumes offer a way of learning about the history of America. Each book includes information on what was happening in the arts, sciences, popular culture, fashion, and music. They include 100 or more photo

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Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between dress and technology. Over the course of human history, dress-making and fashion technology has changed beyond recognition: from needles and human hands in the ancient world to complex 20th-century textile production machines, it has now come to include the technologies that influence dress styles and the fashion industry, while fashion itself may drive aspects of technology.

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This first and only in-depth analysis of the attire worn by the largest workforce in the health care system explores the role of the nurse's uniform in creating nursing identity for over a hundred years. The introduction of the nurse's uniform in the late nineteenth century was part of a strategy to legitimize North America's first nursing schools. At first varied and experimental in design, by the early 20th century the uniform was drawing on elements of fashionable, scientific, military and ecclesiastical wear, and had standardized into a blue or pink dress worn with stiffly starched white cap, bib, and apron.

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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, five-volume set. With typical UXL high quality, Fashion, Costume, And Cultureprovides 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.

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