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SURVEY OF HISTORIC COSTUME. Sixth edition. Phyllis G. Tortora and Sara B. Marcketti. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2015. Original edition published 1989. 720 pp. with 1084 ills. (547 col.). 29 x 23 cm. LC 2014-32833 ISBN 9781628921670 In English.
See also Worldwide 165085, a student study guide published to complement this volume. Publisher's description: Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century... The new edition features more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, a new feature that examines global dress, and a fully updated chapter on the twenty-first century... New to this Edition: Chapter Timelines present an overview and images of historic events in each chapter focusing on fashion and textiles, politics and conflicts... New Global Connections boxed highlights dress and textiles from around the world. New Chapter 20 covering twenty-first century dress from 2000 to present Key Features, Contemporary Comments from contemporary sources provide a sense of the attitude toward clothing of individuals of the period, Modern Influences photo feature explains historic costume is reinterpreted in modern fashion design, Visual Summary Tables show clear line drawing of period garments and Illustrated Tables depict important accessories, footwear and headwear. The Companion Survey of Historic Costume Student Study Guide (9781628922349) includes historic snapshots, review questions, summary tables, visual quizzes and glossary of key terms. Also includes updated Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, Image Bank and PowerPoint presentations.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30,54
Worldwide Number: 165084
Hardcover $140.00    

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