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FASH 30013: Fashion & Popular Culture

Finding Popular Culture and Design History Book Resources

A wealth of resources on popular culture and design history are available at the Kent University Libraries. You may find materials at the Main Library, the Fashion Library, the Architecture Library and elsewhere.

  • In order to locate a book on this page, click on the title and you will be connected to its KentLINK record. There you will see the library in which is located, its availability status, and you can request a copy be held for you if one is available.
  • To find additional resources, do your own KentLINK or OhioLINK search and have the item sent to your preferred pick-up location, such as the Fashion Library.  Note that some materials are either in Reference or On Reserve for this course and must be accessed at a specific library site.

Design History: Craft

Design History: Modernism & Postmodernism

Design History: 20th & 21st Century

Design: Feminism and Gender Issues

The Decades

This series of books, available in the Fashion Library Reference Collection, covers major movements in the fields of Fine Art, Cinema, Literature, Architecture, Interior Decoration, Industrial Design, Product Design and Fashion for each decade from the 1940s through the 1990s.  While the text is in French, the illustrations are extremely useful.

Greenwood Guides to Popular Culture