20,000 years of fashion: the history of costume and personal adornment

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H.N. Abrams, Sep 1, 1987 - Art - 459 pages
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'20,000 Years Of Fashion' is a definitive study of mankind's efforts to cover, decorate, and improve the appearance of the human body.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

As TRINA (LT) points out, fashion can be extremely frivolous, and also can speak volumes about ourselves in seconds. {We've only been living in Cities for 6-8000 years; only had Agriculture for 12-18 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fleur-De-Lis - LibraryThing

My mum got this for me for my birthday, and i love it! It's got lots of beautiful pictures of people and dresses, and covers many centuries rather well detailed. I just love looking at the pictures and dreaming about the dresses! A Beautiful read and well, mostly, view. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Comparative Study of Prehistoric Costume
28
Costume in Babylon and Assyria
43
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