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The Resource Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history, Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn

Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history, Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn

Label
Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history
Title
Why'd they wear that?
Title remainder
fashion as the mirror of history
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn
Title variation
Why did they wear that?
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history
Awards note
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2016.
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Albee, Sarah
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 1190L
  • Sentence length: 5 (very hard)
  • Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Intended audience source
  • lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gunn, Tim
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fashion
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Clothing and dress
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
Target audience
juvenile
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Label
Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history, Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Class dismissed: world at war: the 20th century & beyond
  • What can you do?
  • Time line
  • That's a wrap: the ancient world: 10,000 B.C. - A.D. 1000
  • Keeping the faith: the Middle Ages: 1000 - 1400s
  • Going global: the age of exploration: 1400s - early 1500s
  • Ruff & ready: the Renaissance: 1500s - early 1600s
  • Lighten up!: the Age of Reason: 1600s - 1700s
  • Hats (and heads) off: revolutionary times: mid-1600s - early 1800s
  • Growing pains: marching toward modernity: mid-1700s - early 1900s
  • Labor pains: the Industrial Revolution: mid-1800s - early 1900s
Control code
899704609
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781426319204
Lccn
2015302531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record 040 $e RDA change - Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)899704609
Label
Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history, Sarah Albee ; foreword by Tim Gunn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Class dismissed: world at war: the 20th century & beyond
  • What can you do?
  • Time line
  • That's a wrap: the ancient world: 10,000 B.C. - A.D. 1000
  • Keeping the faith: the Middle Ages: 1000 - 1400s
  • Going global: the age of exploration: 1400s - early 1500s
  • Ruff & ready: the Renaissance: 1500s - early 1600s
  • Lighten up!: the Age of Reason: 1600s - 1700s
  • Hats (and heads) off: revolutionary times: mid-1600s - early 1800s
  • Growing pains: marching toward modernity: mid-1700s - early 1900s
  • Labor pains: the Industrial Revolution: mid-1800s - early 1900s
Control code
899704609
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781426319204
Lccn
2015302531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record 040 $e RDA change - Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)899704609

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