Sewing patterns have been The principle blueprint for making garments in the Home for centuries. From their origins in the tailoring manuals of the 16th century to the widely produced pamphlets of the 18th and 19th centuries, through to the full size packet patterns of today, their History and development has reflected major changes in technology (such as the advent of the sewing machine), retailing and marketing practices (the Fashion periodical), and shifts in social and cultural..
This book offers a comprehensive thousand-year history of the land, people, society, culture and economy of Hungary, from its nebulous origins in the Ural Mountains to the 1988..
Book DescriptionChris Morash''s widely-praised account of Irish Theatre traces an often forgotten history leading up to the Irish Literary Revival. He follows that history to the..
How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. This book charts..
This is the first (1835) of eight volumes on the history of Greece. Topics covered include the geographical outlines of Greece, foreign settlers and the Messenian Wars, and..
This book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the..
This is a comprehensive narrative history of Korean literature. It provides a wealth of information for scholars, students and lovers of literature. Combining both history and..