* 1. The Middle East: The Ancient Near East; Arabian Peninsula; Eastern Mediterranean; Iranian Plateau * 2. Europe: Prehistoric Europe; Classical Europe; European Folk Tradition * 3. Central Asia: Mongolia; The Silk Road * 4. East Asia: China; Korea; Japan * 5. South Asia: India; The Himalayan Kingdoms * 6. South East Asia: Mainland; Island 7. Oceania * 8. North America: The Arctic; Northwest Coast; Woodlands; Plains; Southwest; Mesoamerica * 9. South America: The Ancient Andes; The Present Andes; Amazonia; Patagonia * 10. Africa: East Africa; South Africa; Central Africa; West Africa; North Africa
The definitive worldwide history of clothing from the Paleolithic to the present
Patricia Rieff Anawalt was an international authority on worldwide regional dress, and was Director Emerita of the Center for the Study of Regional Dress at the Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles. She is the author of The Worldwide History of Dress and Shamanic Regalia in the Far North.
A compelling history of dress across the globe. Full of surprises. Immensely rewarding both to view and to read. Packed with artistic wonders and fascinating minutia