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Would You Believe...In 1500, Platform Shoes Were Outlawed?! and other academic advantages (Would You Believe)

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Paperback, 48 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA
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This book was very interesting to read and look at. I learned lots of new things about fashion all the way from corsets that were so tight they could break your bones to stones as sharp as razors.The author has transported me into the times in history when the laws and fashions were enforced. I can just see women of the 18th century walking around with skirts that were so flat on top that you could balence a tray of tea cups on it and waists the size of wasps.Its hard to believe that all of the ...more
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Richard Platt is the author of more than sixty informative books for young readers, and he also writes for innovative multimedia projects. Some of his most popular works have been collaborations with illustrator Stephen Biesty on the "Cross-Sections" series. After a failed attempt to forge a career as a photographer, Platt discovered that he had a knack for writing. "I started writing abou
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