Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Jetzt kaufen 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. With one of […]

Corsets and Codpieces: A History of Outrageous Fashion, from Roman Times to the Modern Era

Jetzt kaufen Have you ever wondered why we wear the type of clothes we do? Packed with outlandish outfits, this exciting history of fashion trends reveals the flamboyant fashions adopted (and discarded) by our ancestors.In the days before cosmetic surgery, people used bum rolls and bombastic breeches to augment their figures, painted their faces with […]

Lessened: Webster’s Timeline History, 1533 – 2007

Jetzt kaufen Webster’s bibliographic and event-based timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on “Lessened,” including when used in literature (e.g. all authors that might have Lessened in their name). […]

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