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    Dressing a Nation: The History of U.S. Fashion
    Hardcover Series
    Library Bound

    Twenty-First Century Books
    Genre/Interest: Popular Culture
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

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    ISBN-10: 0-7613-5886-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5886-2

    Dewey: 300
    Reading Grade Level: 6

    Interest Grade Level: 5 - 12

    List Price : $159.65
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    Description
    What was it like to wear pumpkin breeches in colonial times? Or hoop skirts during the Civil War era? Find out in this fascinating series that covers American fashions through many historical time periods. Each volume shows the trends and influences on clothing designs, hairstyles, and accessories for women, men, and children at all levels of society. This series also explores the clothing of indigenous peoples, slaves, and soldiers. See what's "hip" in each era as you delve into Dressing a Nation.
    Titles included in this Series
    Colonial Fashions from the 1580s to the 1760s
    Library Bound
    978-0-7613-5887-9
    By: Kate Havelin
    What would you have worn if you lived during the Colonial era? It depends on who you were! For example, many Native American women made skirts or dresses out of deerskin, and they completed the look w...
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    American West Fashions from the 1840s to the 1890s
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    978-0-7613-5890-9
    By: Katherine Krohn
    What would you have worn if you lived in the Old West? It depends on who you were! For example, Native Americans made clothing from rabbit fur, deerskins, buffalo hides, and plant fibers. They decorat...
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    Civil War Fashions from 1861 to 1865
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    978-0-7613-5889-3
    By: Kate Havelin
    What would you have worn if you lived during the Civil War era? It depends on who you were! For example, upper-class women wore tight corsets, bustles, and wide hoop skirts to fancy balls. The layers ...
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    Revolution and Victorian-Age Fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s
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    978-0-7613-5888-6
    By: Cynthia Overbeck Bix
    What would you have worn if you lived during the American Revolution or the early 1800s? It depends on who you were! Women wore layers and layers of undergarments, including corsets, chemises, and pet...
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    Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s
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    978-0-7613-5892-3
    By: Alison Marie Behnke
    What would you have worn if you lived during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s? It depends on who you were! For 1930s high fashion, nothing beat Coco Chanel's women's suit—a slim, straight skirt with ...
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    Awards for this Series
    Notable Social Studies Trade Books
    SSLI Book Award
    Reviews in this Series
    School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    "These well-written and appealing books place clothing and fashion, from underwear to headgear, in the larger context of American history, emphasizing that for most of our past, clothing signified status and reinforced societal roles, especially for women..... This series is certain to draw both researchers and browsers." --School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    "These well-written and appealing books place clothing and fashion, from underwear to headgear, in the larger context of American history, emphasizing that for most of our past, clothing signified status and reinforced societal roles, especially for women..... This series is certain to draw both researchers and browsers." --School Library Journal, Series Made Simple