Clothes of the Modern World

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Peter Bedrick Books, Feb 23, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Today, as in the earliest times, people wear clothes not only for warmth and comfort, but also to show their position in society or simply to look good and attract a partner.

Clothes of the Modern Worldlooks at how fashions have changed in the last 200 years, as increasing industrialization has brought a greater range of garments and new fabrics, and traces the development of bothhaute coutureand street style. Stunning detailed artwork on every page recreates clothes from Victorian crinolines and frock coats to miniskirts and sportswear.


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Contents

Introduction
4
Late Nineteenthcentury France
10
Nineteenthcentury U S A
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Copyright

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