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Why'd they wear that?
Why'd they wear that?
Albee, Sarah2015
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Learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history.
Main title:
Why'd they wear that? / Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn
Imprint:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2015.
Collation:
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index.
Contents:
That's a wrap: the ancient world: 10,000 B.C. - A.D. 1000 -- Keeping the faith: the middle ages: 1000 - 1400s -- Going global: the age of exploration: 1400s - early 1500s -- Ruff & ready: the Renaissance: 1500s - early 1600s -- Lighten up!: the age of reason: 1600s - 1700s -- Hats (and heads) off: revolutionary times: mid-1600s - early 1800s -- Growing pains: marching toward modernity: mid-1700s - early 1900s -- Labor pains: the industrial revolution: mid-1800s - early 1900s -- Class dismissed: world at war: the 20th century & beyond -- What can you do? -- Time line.
ISBN:
9781426319198
Dewey class:
391.009
Language:
English
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