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20,000 Years of Fashion The History of Costume and Personal Adornment by Francois Boucher ISBN 13: 9780810900561

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Hardcover; New York: Harry N Abrams, January 1973; ISBN-13: 978-0810900561

CONTENTS Introduction. Prehistoric costume. Races and civilizations -- Trade in prehistoric times -- Prehistoric costume -- Comparative study of prehistoric costume -- Notes, chronology and bibliography -- Costume in the Ancient East. General conditions -- Costume in the valleys and plains -- Sumerian costume -- Costume in Babylon and Assyria -- Survivals of the Kaunakès -- Costume in the coastal countries (Mesopotamia, Syria, Arabia) -- Costume in the mountain countries (Cappadocia, Armenia, Caucasus, Iran, Turkestan) -- Costume in the Irano-Indian regions -- Steppe costume -- The general development of costume in the Ancient East -- Notes and bibliography -- Crete and its costume. The setting and the civilization -- Cretan trade -- Cretan costume -- Reciprocal influences -- Notes and bibliography -- The Mediterranean countries. Egypt -- Classical costume in the central Mediterranean -- General characteristics -- Foreign influences -- Greece -- Etruria -- Rome -- Sardinia -- The Iberian peninsula -- North Africa -- Notes and bibliography -- Europe from the Fifth century BC to the Twelfth century AD. The peoples of northern and central Europe -- The La Tène civilization and the first centuries of the Christian era -- The Celts and their costume -- Gaulish and Gallo-Roman costume -- Costume and the great invasions of the Third to Sixth centuries -- Costume in Eastern Europe between the fourth and tenth centuries -- Byzantine costume -- Costume in France under the Merovingians and the Carolingians -- Costume in central and Western Europe from the ninth to eleventh centuries -- Notes and bibliography -- Europe between the Twelfth and Fourteenth centuries. Costume and new conditions of life -- Costume in central and Western Europe -- Notes and bibliography -- Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the early Sixteenth century. The appearance short costume and its development until about 1250 -- Costume in Western Europe -- Costume in France -- Burgundian costume -- Costume in Italy and Spain -- Costume in Germany and England -- The regulation of luxury in clothing -- Costume in Eastern Europe and Asiatic influences -- Costume materials -- Notes and bibliography. The Sixteenth century. Luxury and the economy -- Italian costume -- Spanish costume -- Costume in France -- Costume in England -- The evolution of costume in northern and Eastern Europe -- Military costume and the appearance of military uniform -- Theatrical costume -- The first historical engravings of costumes -- Notes and bibliography -- The Seventeenth century. Costume in France -- Costume accessories -- Fashion trades and publications -- Costume in Holland and England -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Costume materials -- Miscellaneous costumes -- Notes and bibliography -- The Eighteenth century. Costume in Europe -- Costume and fashions in France -- Theatrical costume -- The spread of French fashions -- Creators and fashion publications -- Costume in England -- Scottish costume -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Western and central Europe -- Eastern Europe -- Military uniform -- The evolution of eighteenth century costume -- Notes and bibliography -- From the French Revolution to the early Twentieth century. The revolutionary period -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- The restoration period -- The romantic period -- Costume in England -- From 1850 to 1868 -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- From 1868 to 1914 -- The great masters of fashion -- Notes and bibliography -- Costume fashions from 1920. New conditions -- 1920-1939 -- 1939-1947 -- Fashion after 1947 -- Bibliography.

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