We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
The Complete History of Costume & Fashion: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day
The Complete History of Costume and Fashion is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the history of clothing and fashion. At different times in history, fashionable dress has taken very different forms. From the first fashion style of the Egyptians to the extravagant clothes of the Romans, from the birth of the Dandy to haute couture in the twentieth...
The Complete History of Costume and Fashion is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the history of clothing and fashion. At different times in history, fashionable dress has taken very different forms. From the first fashion style of the Egyptians to the extravagant clothes of the Romans, from the birth of the Dandy to haute couture in the twentieth century, this book chronicles the evolution of style for both males and females from a social, cultural, and historical perspective. Organized by specific time periods, coverage includes: The Ancient Egyptians: Noble garments, wigs and hairpieces, eye make-up, jewelry Greece and Rome: Classical elegance, the Etruscan wardrobe, bright colors, the toga Middle Ages: Medieval Europe and Byzantine fashion, age of chivalry, trains and sleeves Early Renaissance: Damask, taffeta, velvet, tight-fitting bodices Sixteenth Century: Flowering of the arts, science and fashion, doublets and ruffs, bodices Seventeenth Century: Influence of the Baroque, ribbons and embroidery, wigs for men Eighteenth Century: Extravagance and excess, masks, buckled shoes, three-cornered hats, hoop skirts Nineteenth Century: Victorian values, crinolines and bustles, artificial hair color, double-breasted jackets Twentieth Century: The age of diversity, global style, mini-skirts, supermodels, street fashion, new fabrics.
Out of Stock
We're fresh out of that one today.
So sorry. Try back another time as our inventory fluctuates daily.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.