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The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish / Linda Przybyszewski.

Przybyszewski, Linda, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver 746.92 PRZ (Text) 34304000761252 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 746.92 PRZ (Text) 840191002058164 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg 746.92 PRZYBYSZEWSKI (Text) 32826012114146 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 11/12/2016
Greentown Public Library - Greentown 746.92 PRZYBY (Text) 75342000077634 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 746.92 PRZ (Text) 78551000514642 Non-Fiction Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City 746.9 PRZ (Text) 70621000067611 Adult - Non Fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library 746.92 PRZYBYSZ (Text) 37500004199408 Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 391.009 PRZ (Text) 31951003920649 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465036714
  • Physical Description: xv, 347 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "The Lost Art of Dress explores how, in the first half of the 20th century, a remarkable group of women, whom Przybyszewski calls the Dress Doctors, taught Americans how to dress well and spearheaded a nationwide movement toward beautiful, economical, and egalitarian fashion. By the 1960s, however, the reign of the Dress Doctors was coming to an end. During the 70's and 80's, the rejection of the Dress Doctors went even further, as feminist groups targeted Home Economics classes in schools as examples of society's pervasive sexism"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fashion > United States > History > 20th century.
Women fashion designers > United States.
United States > Social life and customs > 20th century.
DESIGN / Fashion.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
HISTORY / Social History.

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