Over 500 four-color photographs and
• Updated text to 2008
Additional influences from one period
or civilization to another, including
influences from other cultures
• Index – updated and organized to be
utilized as glossary with terms defined
and page numbers printed in boldface
• Instructor’s Guide provides sources for
visuals, websites, teaching strategies
and evaluation techniques
• PowerPoint Presentation contains
interactive visual presentation with
links to Internet
"Love the new book! Just lovely. I'm excited to use it this fall. I think the cover is really appealing"
— Kay Jay
Director, Historical Textiles and Apparel Collection The School of
Human Ecology College of Natural Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
• The Ancient Middle East 3500–600 B.C.
• Crete and Greece c. 2900–300 B.C.
• Etruria and Rome c. 800 B.C.–A.D. 400
• The Early Middle Ages c. 300–1300
• The Late Middle Ages c. 1300–1500
• The Italian Renaissance c. 1400–1600
• The Northern Renaissance c. 1500–1600
• The Seventeenth Century 1600–1700
• The Eighteenth Century 1700–1800
• The Directoire Period and the Empire
• The Romantic Period 1820–1850
• The Crinoline Period 1850–1869
• The Bustle Period and Nineties
• The Edwardian Period and World War I
• The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II
• The New Look and Beyond 1947–1960
• The Sixties and Seventies: Style Tribes
• The Eighties and Nineties: Affluence
• The 21st Century: The New Millennium
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is a Professor Emeritus of history at Queens College, CUNY. He had previously been the chairman of the History Department and was also part of the doctoral faculty in History at CUNY. Eubank maintains scholarly affiliations with the American Historical Association and the Southern Historical Association.
Phyllis G. Tortora
is a Professor Emerita at Queens College, where she was Department Chair for 17 years, teaching historic costume and furnishings, and textiles. She has also served as a consultant to the Historic Costume Collection of the Huntington Historical Society. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the Costume Society of America (CSA). She has been awarded Fellow Membership in ITAA.