Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion by Joanne B. EicherEncyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion by Joanne B. Eicher

Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion

byJoanne B. Eicher

Hardcover | July 29, 2010

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Publishing in summer 2010 in print and online, the 10-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion is the first comprehensive reference work to explore all aspects of dress and fashion globally - from pre-history to the present day. Arranged geographically and written by an internationalteam of experts, the Encyclopedia will serve as the go-to source for all issues relating the art and anthropology of costume, dress, and fashion the world over for students, scholars, members of the design and fashion industries, and fashion aficionados for years to come. The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion brings together for the first time the work of over 600 renowned scholars from every part of the globe. All articles have been specially commissioned and particular effort has been made to commission articles by indigenous scholars with in-depth localknowledge.
Joanne B. Eicher is Regents' Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, and a specialist in the anthropology of dress. She is author and editor of many books, including The Visible Self and Mother, Sister, Bride: Rituals of Womanhood. She is the series editor for the Berg series Dress, Body, Culture.
Title:Encyclopedia of World Dress and FashionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:6000 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195377338

ISBN - 13:9780195377330

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Table of Contents

Volume 1: AfricaVolume 2: Latin America and the CaribbeanVolume 3: The United States and CanadaVolume 4: South Asia and Southeast AsiaVolume 5: Central and Southwest AsiaVolume 6: East AsiaVolume 7: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific IslandsVolume 8: West EuropeVolume 9: East Europe, Russia and the CaucasusVolume 10: Dress Throughout the World: General Perspectives