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Berg Fashion Library offers scholarly, multidisciplinary information on all aspects of dress and fashion worldwide, from pre-history to the present day. Highlights include

  • The landmark 10-volume Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion – which contains 2,000 images and more than 800 in-depth articles written by expert scholars – plus online-exclusive articles
  • 100+ academic ebooks, reference works including A-Z of Fashion and The Dictionary of Fashion History, and important classic and modern writings on fashion
  • Over 13,000 color images from prestigious partners such as the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, MoMu, and the Commercial Pattern Archive

Popular Music  provides scholarly coverage of modern popular music worldwide, covering the mid-20th century to the present day, from acid house to zydeco and from Acapulco to Zanzibar. Highlights include

Design Library provides unrivalled coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. Highlights include

  • The landmark, three-volume Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design – including over 1,700 authoritative articles by leading international scholars, this unique encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of disciplines, designers, schools, movements and styles, national design histories, and methods and processes
  • The definitive, two-volume World History of Design – written by eminent design historian Victor Margolin, this is an acclaimed and richly illustrated history of global crafts, decorative arts, and graphic and industrial design from prehistoric times to the end of World War II
  • Over 60 eBooks in design and craft studies by leading scholars including Glenn Adamson, Tony Fry, John Heskett, Penny Sparke, Judith Attfield and Nigel Cross

Food Library reflects the interdisciplinary nature of this growing subject. It is an essential resource for students and scholars studying food, on courses as wide-ranging as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, literary studies, political science, and development studies.


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