The Story of Costume

Author(s): John Peacock

Fashion

Offering full-colour history of costume, this illustrated work is intended for children. With over 320 hand-drawn illustrations, and descriptions on every page, it offers a survey of Western costume. It seeks to serve as an educational resource.

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Introduction; Ancient Egypt 200 - 1200BC; Ancient Crete 2000 - 1200BC and Ancient Greece 600 - 150BC; Ancient Babylon and Assyria 1200 - 500BC and Persia 600 - 500BC Ancient Rome 100BC - AD500 and Byzantium 500BC - AD1200; Late Antiquity and the Dark Ages 100 - 1000; Early Middle Ages 1000 - 1100; High Middle Ages 1100 - 1200; The Age of the Crusades 1200 - 1250; The Age of Invention 1250 - 1300; Time of the Great Famine and Black Death 1300 - 1350; The Age of Medieval Romance 1350 - 1400; Late Middle Ages 1400 - 1430; Early Renaissance 1430 - 1465; The Age of Exploration 1465 - 1500; High Renaissance 1500 - 1525; Time of the Conquistadors 1525 - 1550; Time of the Wars of Religion 1550 - 1575; The Golden Age 1575 - 1600; Late Renaissance 1600 - 1625; The Colonial Era 1625 - 1650; The Age of Puritanism 1650 - 1675; The Age of the Buccancers 1675 - 1700; The Age of Enlightenment 1700 - 1725; Late Baroque Period 1725 - 1750; Rococo Period 1750 - 1775; Era of the American and French Revolutions 1775 - 1800; The Age of the Industrial Revolution 1800 - 1820; The Age of the Pioneer Settlers 1820 - 1840; The Golden Age of the Railways 1840 - 1860; Era of the American Civil War 1860 - 1880; The Second Industrial Revolution 1880 - 1900; The Turn of the Twentieth Century 1900 - 1920; Twenties & Thirties 1920 - 1935; Thirties & Forties 1935 - 1950; Fifties & Sixties 1950 - 1970; Seventies & Eighties 1970 - 1985; Modern Times 1985 - present day.

General Fields

  • : 9780500513095
  • : thames
  • : thames
  • : 0.54
  • : August 2006
  • : 200mm X 270mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Peacock
  • : Paperback
  • : 391.009
  • : 48
  • : 328 colour illustrations