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Product Description: Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between dress and technology...read more

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9780857851901, titled "Dress, Fashion, and Technology: From Prehistory to the Present" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 23, 2015, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history.

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9780857851918, titled "Dress, Fashion, and Technology: From Prehistory to the Present" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 23, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history.

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Product Description: The eighth edition of this industry standard for textile terminology is fully revised and expanded featuring approximately 100 new entries and over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles...read more

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9781609015350 | 8 edition (Fairchild Books, September 17, 2013), cover price $210.00 | About this edition: The eighth edition of this industry standard for textile terminology is fully revised and expanded featuring approximately 100 new entries and over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles.

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9780312102616, titled "American Constitutional Law: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments" | 4th edition (Bedford/st Martins, January 1, 1995), cover price $53.95 | also contains American Constitutional Law: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments

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Product Description: Published in the summer of 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...read more
By Phyllis G. Tortora (editor)

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9780199757374 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2011, cover price $220.00 | About this edition: Published in the summer of 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.

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Product Description: Survey of Historic Costume, 5th Edition, presents a thorough overview of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing...read more

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9781609012304 | 5 pck csm edition (Fairchild Books, July 15, 2010), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Survey of Historic Costume, 5th Edition, presents a thorough overview of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today.

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9781609012212 | 5 stg edition (Fairchild Books, June 15, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Fairchild's Survey of Historic Costume Study Guide is designed to guide students through each chapter of Survey of Historic Costume 5th edition (ISBN: 9781563678066) and help them identify and synthesize core information.
9781563671470 | 3 tch edition (Fairchild Books, February 1, 1998), cover price $3.50

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This bestseller brings the authors' analysis of Western dress up to date and adds a number of new features. Survey of Historic Costume, 4th Edition, is a basic text for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural and economic contexts.

Hardcover:

9781563678066 | 5th edition (Fairchild Books, June 1, 2009), cover price $130.00
9781563673450 | 4th edition (Fairchild Books, June 30, 2005), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This bestseller brings the authors' analysis of Western dress up to date and adds a number of new features.
9781563671425 | 3rd edition (Fairchild Books, May 1, 1998), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Chronologically arranged chapters each begin with a summary of historical developments, which is followed by discussion of sociocultural, artistic, political, economic, and/or technological developments relevant to costume in the period under study, and then by detailed presentation of the specifics of costume for men, women, and children.

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Product Description: This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the why behind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance...read more

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9780131187702 | 7 edition (Prentice Hall, April 18, 2008), cover price $125.80 | About this edition: This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses.
9780130219510 | Prentice Hall, June 1, 2000, cover price $112.40
9780134392257 | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 1996), cover price $79.00 | also contains Mel Bay Presents The Drummer's Workbook for Control and Creativity | About this edition: An introduction to textiles for those entering textiles or apparel courses.
9780024211958 | 4th edition (Macmillan Pub Co, October 1, 1991), cover price $71.00 | also contains Wallace-Homestead Price Guide to Baskets
9780024211958 | 4th edition (Macmillan Pub Co, October 1, 1991), cover price $71.00 | also contains Wallace-Homestead Price Guide to Baskets

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Product Description: This new reference provides a broad overview of contemporary fashion accessories. Not only does the work focus on individual categories of fashion, but it also examines the components from which accessories are constructed. This encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking information about fashion accessories...read more

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9781563672835 | Fairchild Books, May 1, 2003, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This new reference provides a broad overview of contemporary fashion accessories.

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Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques.

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9781563672354 | 3 edition (Fairchild Books, October 1, 2002), cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques.

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Product Description: The revised and expanded edition features over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws, and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert S. Merkel (editor) and Phyllis G. Tortora (editor)

Hardcover:

9780870057076 | 7 sub edition (Fairchild Books, January 1, 1996), cover price $63.00 | About this edition: The revised and expanded edition features over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws, and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles.

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Looks at the history of clothing and clothing styles (view table of contents)

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9781563670039 | 2nd edition (Fairchild Books, March 1, 1994), cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Looks at the history of clothing and clothing styles

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