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Published: MAR 12, 2015
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary as the best-selling textbook for the study of fashion history, Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition is an introduction to dress from the ancient world through the 21st century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. As a part of our new platform, Bloomsbury Fashion Central, this edition will come bundled with a free STUDIO of digital ancillaries for learning.
New to this edition
~ More than 1,000 full-color images, including 20% new photographs and illustrations throughout
~ New Global Connections boxes highlight dress and textiles from around the world, including China, India, Japan, Latin America, Africa, and more
~ New Chapter 20 covering twenty-first century dress from 2000 to the present
~ Expanded and redesigned chapter timelines present an overview and images of historic events in each chapter, focusing on fashion and textiles, politics and conflicts, decorative and fine arts, economics and trade, technology, and religions
~Free with purchase: Survey of Historic Costume STUDIO provides a digital study tool including flashcards, self-quizzes, video and images, and maps and a timeline to help students master concepts and improve grades.
~ New co-author Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor and serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University, USA
~ Illustrated Tables depict important accessories, footwear and headwear for each era
~ Contemporary Comments from contemporary sources provide a sense of the attitude toward clothing of individuals of the period
~ Modern Influences photo feature explains how historic costume is reinterpreted in modern fashion design
~ Visual Summary Tables show clear line drawings of period garments
~ Survey of Historic Costume Student Study Guide available separately
~ Teaching Resources: Instructor’s Guide, Test Bank, Image Bank and PowerPoint presentations available
Introducing Survey of Historic Costume STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!
~ Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
~ Review concepts with flashcards of terms / definitions and image identification
~ Watch chapter videos that bring historic costume topics and concepts to life
~ Learn context with a comprehensive timeline spanning the Ancient World to present day including key moments in fashion and textiles, politics and conflicts, decorative and fine arts, economics and trade, technology, and religion, plus the evolution of silhouettes over time
~ Enhance geographic knowledge with world maps showing the Ancient World and the Modern World
~ Access Survey of Historic Costume Student Study Guide eBook including chapter objectives, key terms, historic overviews, chapter summaries, chapter quizzes, image analysis exercises, garment analysis worksheets, glossary of key terms, and a fashion garment guide
~ Browse the Fashion Designer Index for an alphabetized list of key designers with brief bios
~ Branch out with links to fashion museums, costume collections and online resources
~ Instructor's Guide including sample syllabi and units based on the timeline in the book, chapter objectives, lecture notes, discussion questions, additional research projects, assignments, and an answer key for the Student Study Guide
~ Test Bank with multiple choice, true/false and essay questions for each chapter with answer key
~ Image Bank with all the illustrations and photos from the text
~ PowerPoint presentations for each chapter
Companion Survey of Historic Costume Student Study Guide (9781628922349, sold separately ) includes historic snapshots, review questions, summary tables, visual quizzes and glossary of key terms.
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Published: MAR 12, 2015
This study guide is a tool to help students get the most out of Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition. Following the chapters of the textbook, the Student Study Guide includes chapter objectives, key terms, historic overviews, chapter summaries, chapter quizzes, image-analysis exercises, garment analysis worksheets, glossary of key terms, and a fashion garment guide—a mini-dictionary identifying basic garment terminology with illustrations. By providing a consistent approach to all of the chapters in this text, the guide provides a vehicle that enhances the journey students will take through time and place—making the study of historic costume accessible, memorable and exiting.
This text is a companion to Survey of Historic Costume 6th Edition (978-1-62892-167-0).
For access to the free eBook version, order the Survey of Historic Costume 6th Edition + STUDIO bundle ISBN 9781501395253.
Published: DEC 05, 2013
Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with over 15,000 entries, including apparel, accessories, and their components, historical and textiles terms that relate to contemporary fashion and the language of the fashion industry. Tortora and Keiser organize terms over fifty broad categories that are fully cross-referenced to the alphabetical listing to promote understanding of related terminology. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.
Published: SEP 17, 2013
The eighth edition of this industry standard for textile terminology is fully revised and expanded featuring over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. Fully illustrated with over 500 photographs and line drawings, entries include pronunciation, derivation, definition and industry uses.Tortora and Johnson include a list of textile industry associations in an extensive Appendix. From Abaca to Zyex, Dictionary of Textiles contains essential reference information for students and professionals involved in the textile industry.
Published: MAY 05, 2003
This new reference provides a broad overview of contemporary fashion accessories. Not only does the work focus on individual categories of fashion, but it also examines the components from which accessories are constructed. This encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking information about fashion accessories.