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Survey of Historic Costume: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
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Survey of Historic Costume: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card

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Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. The new edition features more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, a new feature that examines global dress, and a fully updated chapter on the twenty-first century. New to this Edition ~ 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 religion ~ New Global Connections boxed highlights 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 present Key Features ~ Contemporary Comments from contemporary sources provide a sense of the attitude toward clothing of individuals of the period ~ Modern Influences photo feature explains historic costume is reinterpreted in modern fashion design ~ Visual Summary Tables show clear line drawing of period garments and Illustrated Tables depict important accessories, footwear and headwear 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 Teaching 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 ) includes historic snapshots, review questions, summary tables, visual quizzes and glossary of key terms.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
ISBN: 9781501395253
Weight: 2570 g
Dimensions: 284 x 224 x 43 mm
Edition: 6th Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
It took me a while to find a text that I am happy with. Once I found this one, I stopped searching. -- Donna Meester, University of Alabama, USA
The organization of the book is excellent. -- Emily Banis Stoehrer, Fisher College, USA
I do not think there is another that has this much detail, but introduces concepts well without overwhelming undergraduate students. -- Diana Saiki, Ball State University, USA
The contents match precisely to what I am teaching, which is why I like this book so much. I think this book far outweighs any other book. -- Rhonda R. Gorman, Texas Woman's University, USA
I feel the book is written with the correct amount and detail for undergraduate students of fashion history. -- Alexandra Thelin, Montclair State University, USA
Compared to other books [Survey of Historic Costume] is more or equally comprehensive, and has better instructor Guides and student study help. I find [Survey of Historic Costume] a better tool student success than any other text I have used. -- Elizabeth Cole Sheehan, Lasell College, USA
I think the design and layout is well-done and user-friendly. -- Catherine Amoroso Leslie, Kent State University, USA
One of the best things is the context it provides for dress in each era-social, political, historical, etc. It's detailed and much better organized than other books I have as an option for this course. -- Jennifer Banning, Illinois State University, USA

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