20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal Adornment

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"The ways that people have dressed and adorned themselves provide fascinating insights into human history--revealing personality, wealth, religion, social status, occupation, nationality, and much more ... 20,000 Years of Fashion is a definitive study of mankind's efforts to cover, decorate, and improve the appearance of the human body." --Cover

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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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