Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion

  • Published:
    • 2010
  • Format:
    • Hardcover
  • ISBN:
    • 9781847881045

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The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion explores, in 760 articles and 3.6 million words, the dressed and adorned body across cultures and throughout History of Textiles. Lavishly illustrated with over 2,000 images, it is essential for all students, scholars and practitioners of fashion and textiles, across disciplines. Available in print – as a 10 volume set – and online within the Berg Fashion Library. The Encyclopedia provides: In-depth original articles – from over 600 international experts – on countries, themes, cultural groups, and dress types Special articles on sources and evidence for each major geographical area ‘Snapshot’ articles featuring illuminating examples and case studies · Invaluable bibliographies and suggestions for further reading for each article Cross-references and an analytical cumulative index.