20,000 Years of Fashion
Francois Boucher

20,000 Years of Fashion

The History of Costume and Personal Adornment

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20,000 Years of Fashion

The History of Costume and Personal Adornment

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20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal Adornment
January 1973, Harry N Abrams
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Table of Contents

I Prehistoric costume. 17
II Costume in the Ancient East. 33
III Crete and its costume. 77
IV The Mediterranean countries. 91
V Europe from the Fifth century BC to the Twelfth century AD. 135
VI Europe between the Twelfth and Fourteenth centuries. 173
VII Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the early Sixteenth century. 191
VIII The Sixteenth century. 219
IX The Seventeenth century. 251
X The Eighteenth century. 291
XI From the French Revolution to the early Twentieth century 333
XII Costume fashions from 1920. 409

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CONTENTS
Introduction. Prehistoric costume. Races and civilizations -- Trade in prehistoric times -- Prehistoric costume -- Comparative study of prehistoric costume -- Notes, chronology and bibliography --

Costume in the Ancient East. General conditions -- Costume in the valleys and plains -- Sumerian costume -- Costume in Babylon and Assyria -- Survivals of the Kaunakès -- Costume in the coastal countries (Mesopotamia, Syria, Arabia) -- Costume in the mountain countries (Cappadocia, Armenia, Caucasus, Iran, Turkestan) -- Costume in the Irano-Indian regions -- Steppe costume -- The general development of costume in the Ancient East -- Notes and bibliography --

Crete and its costume. The setting and the civilization -- Cretan trade -- Cretan costume -- Reciprocal influences -- Notes and bibliography --

The Mediterranean countries. Egypt -- Classical costume in the central Mediterranean -- General characteristics -- Foreign influences -- Greece -- Etruria -- Rome -- Sardinia -- The Iberian peninsula -- North Africa -- Notes and bibliography --

Europe from the Fifth century BC to the Twelfth century AD. The peoples of northern and central Europe -- The La Tène civilization and the first centuries of the Christian era -- The Celts and their costume -- Gaulish and Gallo-Roman costume -- Costume and the great invasions of the Third to Sixth centuries -- Costume in Eastern Europe between the fourth and tenth centuries -- Byzantine costume -- Costume in France under the Merovingians and the Carolingians -- Costume in central and Western Europe from the ninth to eleventh centuries -- Notes and bibliography --

Europe between the Twelfth and Fourteenth centuries. Costume and new conditions of life -- Costume in central and Western Europe -- Notes and bibliography --

Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the early Sixteenth century. The appearance short costume and its development until about 1250 -- Costume in Western Europe -- Costume in France -- Burgundian costume -- Costume in Italy and Spain -- Costume in Germany and England -- The regulation of luxury in clothing -- Costume in Eastern Europe and Asiatic influences -- Costume materials -- Notes and bibliography.

The Sixteenth century. Luxury and the economy -- Italian costume -- Spanish costume -- Costume in France -- Costume in England -- The evolution of costume in northern and Eastern Europe -- Military costume and the appearance of military uniform -- Theatrical costume -- The first historical engravings of costumes -- Notes and bibliography --

The Seventeenth century. Costume in France -- Costume accessories -- Fashion trades and publications -- Costume in Holland and England -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Costume materials -- Miscellaneous costumes -- Notes and bibliography --

The Eighteenth century. Costume in Europe -- Costume and fashions in France -- Theatrical costume -- The spread of French fashions -- Creators and fashion publications -- Costume in England -- Scottish costume -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Western and central Europe -- Eastern Europe -- Military uniform -- The evolution of eighteenth century costume -- Notes and bibliography --

From the French Revolution to the early Twentieth century. The revolutionary period -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- The restoration period -- The romantic period -- Costume in England -- From 1850 to 1868 -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- From 1868 to 1914 -- The great masters of fashion -- Notes and bibliography --

Costume fashions from 1920. New conditions -- 1920-1939 -- 1939-1947 -- Fashion after 1947 -- Bibliography.

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OL7997340M
ISBN 10
0810900564
ISBN 13
9780810900561
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78474111
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80922
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