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Underneath it all : a history of women's underwear / Amber J. Keyser.

Keyser, Amber J., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex structures designed to shape their bodies to fit the fashion id.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 687.22 KEY 2018 (Text) 33892100520981 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/07/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781512425314
  • ISBN: 1512425311
  • Physical Description: 96 pages: mostly color illustrations; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-92) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Leather and linen -- Brace yourself -- 19th century upheaval -- Innovation and invention -- Big business and the bra -- Inside out -- The perfect body -- Epilogue: express yourself -- Source notes.
Summary, etc.:
For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex structures designed to shape their bodies to fit the fashion id.
Target Audience Note:
Age: 13-18.
Grade 9 to 12.
Subject: Lingerie industry > History > Juvenile literature.
Women's clothing > History > Juvenile literature.
Lingerie industry
Women's clothing
Lingerie industry
Women's clothing
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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