Clothing of the Renaissance World

Clothing of the Renaissance World

by Ann Rosalind Jones, Margaret F. Rosenthal
     
 

A tour de force of scholarship and book production: an essential reference for anyone interested in costume history, Renaissance studies, theater, and ethnography.See more details below

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A tour de force of scholarship and book production: an essential reference for anyone interested in costume history, Renaissance studies, theater, and ethnography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500514269
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
09/29/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
11.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction Vecellio and his World 8

Notes to the Introduction 43

Bibliography 45

Translators' Note 48

The Clothing, Ancient and Modern, of Various Parts of the World (1590), by Cesare Vecellio

Bk. I The Clothing, Customs and Habits of All Europe

Bk. II The Clothing, Customs and Ways of Life of Asia and Africa

The Clothing, Ancient and Modern, of the Whole World (1598)

From Book XII The Clothing, Customs and Ways of Life of Asia and Africa The Clothing of America 554

Notes to the Translation 575

Glossary of Costume and Fabric 580

Illustration Credits 594

Acknowledgments 595

Index 596

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