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

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H. N. Abrams, 1967 - Art - 441 pages
This work sets out to define, within a limited area, the essential characteristics of the forms taken by costume in the western world, to discover the conditions in wich these forms evolved and the causes behind the changes they underwent.

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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


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