The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History, Volume 2; Volumes 1501-1800

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Jill Condra
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008 - Clothing and dress - 380 pages
Offers a comprehensive overview of the social, political, economic, and religious history of fashion and clothing from1501 to 1800, discussing how clothing has been used in cultures around the world and throughout time to signify one's beliefs, status, and ethnicity and exploring major trends that have influenced the development of fashion.
 

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Contents

The Italian Renaissance
1
The Northern Renaissance
61
The Seventeenth Century
79
North American Colonial Costume
165
Clothing in Edo Japan
185
Clothing in Mughal India
207
Korean Clothing
221
Clothing in Latin America
229
The Eighteenth Century
243
Glossary
269
List of Museums
301
About the Editor and Contributors
307
Index
309
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