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Fashion Resources at Pepperdine: Time Periods & Places

Researching fashion and costume design

Names of Periods & Eras

Ancient Greece (3300 BC -31); Ancient Rome (509 BC- 476); Ancient Egypt (300-1070; Old Kingdom-200-1300 Middle Kingdom- 1550 New Kingdom)

Middle Ages/Medieval (Euro) 300-1400:

  • 4th Century (300) …~ 10th Century (1100s) ~ Century 11th (1200s) ~12th Century (1300s) ~13th Century (1300s)  14th Century (1300s) ~15th Century (1400s)

Dark Age (300-0900); Early Middle Ages (Euro) 500-1000; High or Late Middle Ages (1300-1500) 

Early Modern Period 1500-1700: 

  • 16th Century (1500s) ~17th Century (1600s)

[Protestant Reformation] 1500-1600; Elizabethan Period 1558-1603; Jacobean Era (1603-1625); [Age of] Enlightenment (1700-1800); Georgina Era (1714-1830); Colonial Period-U.S. A (1607–1776)

Modern Era/Industrial Revolution 1700-1900: 

  • 18th Century (1700s) ~19th Century (1800s) ~20th Century (1900s) 

Industrial revolution (1700-1900); The Revolutionary Era -U.S.A (1776-1791); Napoleonic Era (1799-1815); Victorian Era (1837-1901); Romantic Era (1850-1920); Antebellum Period- U.S.A (1812-1859); Civil War - U.S.A ( 1860-1864); Gilded Age -U.S.A (1870-1890); Progressive Era - U.S.A (1880-1920)

20th Century 1900-2000:  

First, interwar Britain and Second World Wars (1914–1945) * Edwardian Period- UK/ Turn of the century/ First World War/ Great War (1901-1910); *  Inter War Period (1919-1940)  * 20’s/Roaring 20’s (1920-1929) * 30’s/Great Depression (1930-1939)  *  40’s /World War II/ Second World War (1940-1949)  * Cold War (1945–1991) * 50's (1950-1959) * 60’s (1960-1969) * 70’s (1970-1979) * 80’s (1980-1989) * 90’s (1990-1999)

Post-Cold War/Postmodernity (1991–present) / Millennium (2000-present):

  • 21st Century (2000s) 

20th Century (1900s)

19th Century (1800s)

16th-18th Century (1500s-1700s)

Location, Classes, Professions...Other TBD categories