By Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast, Sarah Hermsen

From the bushy hides most likely worn by way of Neanderthals to fashion designer denims, this set meant for middle-schoolers surveys how humans have lined and embellished themselves throughout the a while and worldwide. The volumes conceal the traditional global; Early Cultures around the Globe; ecu tradition from the Renaissance to the fashionable period; glossy international half I, 1900-1945; and smooth international half II, 1946-2003.

Within every one quantity, association is via tradition ("Ancient Rome," "African Cultures") or via interval ("The 16th Century," "1946-1960"). Following a quick advent that gives heritage and context, each one bankruptcy is split into sections protecting "Clothing," "Headwear," "Body Decoration," and "Footwear," and inside every one of those different types are an summary and among one and 20 alphabetically ordered entries on particular goods or types. for instance, the bankruptcy on Europe within the 17th century has entries for breeches, bustles, stomachers, and waistcoats, between different articles of garments. The bankruptcy on Africa describes beadwork, physique portray, and lip plugs, between different varieties of ornament. There are 430 entries in all, starting from a paragraph or to a web page, and every concludes with citations to some references, together with sites, for additional info. Sidebars spotlight similar themes, comparable to hygiene and sumptuary laws.

Each quantity includes an identical thesaurus, time line, and normal bibliography. additionally repeated in each one quantity are a number of entry aids, together with a collection desk of contents, an alphabetical record of entries, an inventory of entries through class (clothing, headwear, etc.), and an index.

Although profusely and colorfully illustrated with photos and reproductions of work, the set may perhaps use a few drawings in addition. It's tough to photograph what a farthingale, a fontange, or a haori truly seem like according to descriptions within the textual content. This apart, the paintings is outstanding for its association, breadth of insurance, and engaging layout. Strongly suggested for college and public libraries, it's going to most probably attract an viewers past its designated readers. RBB

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ENTRIES through subject classification ■ xlv ■ ■ ■ ENTRIES by means of subject class Tunic (Ancient Egypt) . . . . . . . . Tunic (Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas) Tunica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . lingerie for males . . . . . . . . . . Uttariya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Velour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waistcoat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Whisk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s attire . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s fits . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wonderbra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wrap gown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zippers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zoot go well with . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1: 29 397 . 1: one hundred eighty . four: 690 . . 1: 89 . five: 932 . three: 526 . three: 527 . four: 810 . four: 812 . five: 996 . five: 933 . four: 691 . four: 813 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Headwear À los angeles Belle Poule . . . . . Afro . . . . . . . . . . . . . Apollo Knot . . . . . . . Bandeau . . . . . . . . . . Barbe . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbershops . . . . . . . undergo Grease . . . . . . . . Beards . . . . . . . . . . . Beehives and Bouffants Beret . . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Haircut . . . . . . Bowler . . . . . . . . . . . Braids . . . . . . . . . . . Braids and Curls . . . . Caps . . . . . . . . . . . . Clean-Shaven males . . . Cloche Hat . . . . . . . . Coif . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copotain . . . . . . . . . team lower . . . . . . . . . Deerstalker Cap . . . . . Derby . . . . . . . . . . . electrical Shaver . . . . . . Farrah Fawcett glance . Fedora . . . . . . . . . . . xlvi ■ model, gown, AND tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four: 576 937 632 752 459 698 371 185 869 312 313 633 373 186 578 753 755 314 489 870 635 756 818 939 758 ENTRIES through subject class ■ ■ ■ Fez Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2: 430 The turn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: 940 Fontange . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: 530 Gainsborough Chapeau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three: 636 Geometric Bob kinds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five: 941 Hair Coloring (Ancient Rome) . . .

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