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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity

by Mary Harlow

<p>Whilst seemingly simple garments such as the tunic remained staples of the classical wardrobe, sources from the period reveal a rich variety of changing styles and attitudes to clothing across the ancient world. Covering the period 500 BCE to

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire

by Denise Amy Baxter

<p>During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the production of dress shifted dramatically from being predominantly hand-crafted in small quantities to machine-manufactured in bulk. The increasing democratization of appearances made new

ISBN: 9781350114074

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

by Peter McNeil

<p>Eighteenth-century fashion was cosmopolitan and varied. Whilst the wildly extravagant and colorful elite fashions parodied in contemporary satire had significant influence on wider dress habits, more austere garments produced in darker ...

ISBN: 9781350114111

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

by Sarah-Grace Heller

<p>During the medieval period, people invested heavily in looking good. The finest fashions demanded careful chemistry and compounds imported from great distances and at considerable risk to merchants; the Church became a major consumer of both ...

ISBN: 9781350114098

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Modern Age

by Alexandra Palmer

<p>Over the last century there has been a complete transformation of the fashion system. The unitary top-down fashion cycle has been replaced by the pulsations of multiple and simultaneous styles, while the speed of global production and ...

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance

by Elizabeth Currie

<p>Spurred by an increasingly international and competitive market, the Renaissance saw the development of many new fabrics and the use of highly prized ingredients imported from the New World. In response to a thirst for the new, fashion's pace

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A Cultural History of Jewish Dress

by Eric Silverman

<p><em>A Cultural History of Jewish Dress</em> is the first comprehensive account of how Jews have been distinguished by their appearance from Ancient Israel to the present. For centuries Jews have dressed in distinctive ways to communicate ...

ISBN: 9780857852106

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A Dedicated Follower of Fashion

by Holly Brubach

ISBN: 9780714838878

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A Designer's Research Manual

Succeed in design by knowing your clients and what they really need

by Jenn Visocky O'Grady

Go beyond crafting a logo or brochure and learn what it takes to design a commercial success. ...

ISBN: 9781631592621

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A Dictionary of Modern Design

by Jonathan Woodham

<p>Over 950 entries From the Arts and Crafts Movement to Postmodernism, Apple to Frank Lloyd Wright, this fascinating dictionary covers the past 160 years of international design, with accessible entries on branding, graphics, industrial design,

ISBN: 9780192518538

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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by William Shakespeare

<blockquote style="margin: 0 0 0 40px; border: none; padding: 0px;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><i>A Midsummer Night's Dream</i>&nbsp;portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include

ISBN: 9781947808102

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A Portrait of Bowie

A tribute to Bowie by his artistic collaborators and contemporaries

by Brian Hiatt

ISBN: 9781844039272

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A Roll of the Dice

by Stéphane Mallarmé

<div>A contemporary and authentically designed translation of one of St&#233;phane Mallarm&#233;'s most famous poems.</div> ...

ISBN: 9781940696041

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A Smile in the Mind

Witty Thinking in Graphic Design

by Beryl McAlhone and Dav Stuart

ISBN: 9780714838120

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A Smile in the Mind - Revised and Expanded Edition

Witty Thinking in Graphic Design

by Beryl McAlhone

ISBN: 9780714869353

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A Study of the Changes in Skins During Their Conversion into Leather

by Anton Ausgustus Schlichte

<p>This vintage book contains a comprehensive treatise on the scientific and chemical processes involved in making leather. Although old, much of the information contained within this volume is timeless and will be of utility to the modern ...

ISBN: 9781473340381

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A-Z of Type Designers

by neil Macmillan

ISBN: 9781856693950

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Abstract Design and How to Create It

by AMOR FENN

Students, designers, and craftspeople who want to create their own abstract patterns and designs will find this profusely illustrated guide one of the best books available on the subject. After an introductory chapter dealing with the geometric ...

ISBN: 9780486276731

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Action Posters To Blow You Away

by Empire

Empire, the world's biggest movie magazine, has curated over 140 of cinema's most ballistic, heart-thumping and hilariously daft Action movie posters into a handsome slimline volume ready for coffee tables and movie buff bedrooms nationwide. ...

ISBN: 9781742457673

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Acts of Undressing

Politics, Eroticism, and Discarded Clothing

by Barbara Brownie

<p>The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and ...

ISBN: 9781472596222

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