History of Clothing 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
203DOD4 ZK 1 1T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Konstantina HLAVÁČKOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Konstantina HLAVÁČKOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce students to the history of clothing as one of the basic sources of inspiration for costuming.

Mode of study

Monitoring the development of basic fashion forms and textiles in relationship to the political, cultural and social development of society from ancient civilization to the 20th century. A rich visual presentation is part of instruction.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

A study of ancient civilizations. Influences of the late antique on the formation of the lifestyle of early christian Europe and clothing in relation to the development of Medieval society to the late period. The Renaissance, a period of great political and social events bringing fundamental changes in clothing in various parts of Europe. Fashions of the 30-years War and the high Baroque presented, mainly, through clothing of French provenience, as well in the Rokoko. Beginning influences of the English clothing style. Fundamental changes caused by the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century and subsequent development in the 19th century in relation to the development of industry and burgher society. Clothing of the 20th century presented through creative figures in world fashion and the particulars of the Czech environment, mainly, after 1948.

Recommended or required reading

Hlaváčková, Konstantina, Česká móda 1940-1970, Praha: Olympia-UPM, 1999

Kybalová, Ludmila, Starověk, Středověk, Renesance, Baroko a rokoko, 19. století, Praha: Lidové noviny

Petráň, Josef, Dějiny hmotné kultury, Praha: Academia

Uchalová, Eva, Česká móda 1780-1870, Pro salon i promedádu, Praha: Olympia

Uchalová, Eva, Česká móda 1870-1918, Od valčíku po tango, Praha: Olympia

Wagner, Eduard, Středověk

Fashion, History of Clothing of the 18th., 19th. and 20th centuries from the Clothing Institute in Kyoto.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on a presenation and oral exam.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

room S201
Hallerův sál

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 09:15–12:00 Konstantina HLAVÁČKOVÁ Hallerův sál
Karlova 26, Praha 1

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