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Why"d they wear that?

Sarah Albee

Why"d they wear that?

fashion as the mirror of history

by Sarah Albee

  • 72 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Fashion,
  • Clothing and dress,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index.

    Other titlesWhy did they wear that?
    StatementSarah Albee ; foreword by Timothy Gunn
    ContributionsGunn, Tim, writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT518 .A43 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 pages
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27180244M
    ISBN 101426319193
    ISBN 109781426319198
    OCLC/WorldCa899704609

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Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts. In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will 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/5(24).

About Why’d They Wear That?. Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don’ts.

In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will 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.

by Sarah Albee. In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will 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.

Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History has 14 reviews and 24 ratings. Reviewer annabeth wrote: This book is great. It gives a wonderful view of past fashions. I'd totally recommend it to anyone. I also won it on DOGO and it was totally worth it/5(24).

SARAH ALBEE is the author of more than children's books. She has had three of her books appear on the New York Times children's bestseller list. She currently has an upper-middle-grade, nonfiction book published in May, about the history of toilets and sanitation entitled Poop Happened!A History of the World from the Bottom Up, and a follow-up 5/5(2).

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This was a good book for middle school level readers. It' a way to make History more interesting and how it relates to everyday people. The timeline in the back linking historical events to fashions is especially helpful/5.

Why'd They Wear That. Fashion as the Mirror of History (Book): Albee, Sarah: Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts. In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn.

Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts. In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will 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/5().

Why’d They Wear That. Fashion as the Mirror of History By Sarah Albee. Whether you’re a fashionista or an “any ol’ thing will do” kind of person, there’s no denying that clothes make a statement. Sarah Albee’s fascinating look at human wraps spans history f BC to the modern era.

Along the way she exposes both historical. (National Geographic, Published February ) Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don’ts.

In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the.

Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts. In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will 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/5(19).

Get this from a library. Why'd they wear that?. [Sarah Albee] -- A narrative chronicle of fashion through the ages describes the outrageous, politically perilous, and life-threatening creations people have worn in different historical eras, from spats and togas to.

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Sarah Albee's latest nonfiction book for tweens and teens is a fascinating look at the history of fashion through the ages.

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