Fashions of Decade. The 1920s

Fashions of Decade. The 1920s

Book - 1991
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Loaded with full-color illustrations, the Fashions of a Decade set provides an exciting new way for students to learn about modern history. The eight-volume set captures the wildly divergent clothing styles and trends that have played such a crucial role in defining our century. From the gaudy to the austere, from the shocking to the sublime, Fashions of a Decade chronicles the modern world's continual desire to express itself -- and to mold itself -- through fashion. What truly distinguishes this set is its exploration of these trends in the context of Western history. It looks at the dramatic world events, shifting social movements, and fascinating political and cultural movements that influenced the world of twentieth-century fashion.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, 1991.
ISBN: 9780816024650
0816024650
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations

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Gina_Vee Apr 06, 2018

The rating I placed on the book is more for the decade's fashion than for the actual book.

agustinargentina1 Apr 30, 2013

I am learing about this at school so I wanted to see this book but I have to put a hold in this book and wait.

EuSei May 14, 2012

Although this is supposed to be a book for children, it is good for adults as general resource, with some detail, that will help you start a more in-depth research. My problem with the author was a comment--actually two--especially since the book is meant for children. The first: "The Nazi were one of several extremist-right-wing German nationalist groups, etc." Wow, that was some news: socialists are now "right-wing"... And according to her the KKK was founded in 1915. Actually the KKK was created by Confederates in the 1860's. She should have kept her political mouth shut and write only about fashion, a subject she seems to know enough.

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