Phyllis G. Tortora and Sara B. Marcketti

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MAR 12, 2015

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What's in the book

The Book

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.

Table of Contents

Preface and How to Use This Study Guide
Ch 1 Introduction
Part 1 The Ancient World: c. 3000 BC – AD 300
Ch 2 The Ancient Middle East: c. 3500-600 BC
Ch 3 Crete and Greece: c.2900-300 BC
Ch 4 Etruria and Rome: c. 800 BC – AD 400
Part 2 The Middle Ages: c. 300 – 1500
Ch 5 The Early Middle Ages: c. 300 – 1300
Ch 6 The Late Middle Ages: c.1300-1500
Part 3 The Renaissance: c 1400-1600
Ch 7 The Italian Renaissance: c. 1400-1600
Ch 8 The Northern Renaissance: c. 1500-1600
Part 4 Baroque and Rococo: c. 1600-1800
Ch 9 The Seventeenth Century: 1600-1700
Ch 10 The Eighteenth Century: 1700-1800
Part 5 The Nineteenth Century: 1800-1900
Ch 11 The Directoire Period and the Empire Period: 1790-1820
Ch 12 The Romantic Period: 1820-1850
Ch 13 The Crinoline Period: 1850-1869
Ch 14 The Bustle Period and the Nineties: 1870-1900
Part 6 From the Twentieth to the Twenty-first Century: 1900-2014
Ch 15 The Edwardian Period and World War I: 1900-1920
Ch 16 The Twenties, Thirties, and World War II: 1920-1947
Ch 17 The New Look: Fashion Conformity Prevails: 1947-1960
Ch 18 The Sixties and Seventies: Style Tribes Emerge: 1960-1980
Ch 19 The Eighties and the Nineties and the Twenty-first Century: 1980-1999
Ch 20 Twenty-first Century: 2000-2014
Fashion Garment Guide

About The Authors

Phyllis G. Tortora is Professor Emerita at Queens College, The City University of New York, USA. She is co-author of The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles, 8th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013) and The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013).
Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA. She is also a curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum at Iowa State University.

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