20th Century Dress in the United States

20th Century Dress in the United States

By: Jane Farrell-Beck (author), Jean Parsons (author)Paperback

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This is a comprehensive view of the history of twentieth-century dress in the United States, as it has developed in the context of tumultuous change. By placing dress in its proper context, the authors show how social, economic, and artistic conditions and trends influenced dress and how dress, including its production and marketing, played a role in each era.

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About Author

Jane Farrell-Beck and Jean Parsons teach at Iowa State University. Sar Perlman is a veteran writer and journalist and partner at Sherman, Perlman, & Associates.


*1898-1907: New Century, New Fashions *1908-1918: The 20th Century Takes Holds *1919-1928: Thoroughly Modern Americans *1929-1938: Fashion on the Dole *1939-1946: Fashion on Duty *1947-1958: New Wealth, New Looks *1959-1968: Tripping Out on Fashion *1969-1978: Retrenchment & Reaction *1979-1988: Glitz to the Max *1989-1999: Party like It's the '90s 2000-2003: Stocks Down, Dressing Up

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781563674150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781563674150
  • weight: 794
  • ISBN10: 1563674157

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