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Reference Sources

The print books in this list are located in the Reference Collection [main/1st floor], primarily in Row 5. Browse carefully in this area to find additional books on this topic.  Reference books are non-circulating.   Note: In addition to the resources on this page, be aware that many general and subject (e.g., history, popular culture, etc.) encyclopedias include essays on various aspects of costume and fashion.

Online Reference Sources

Military Uniforms

This database offers a substantial essay on- and many images of- (mostly) military uniforms in Western Europe. Military uniforms from other regions - not so much. Try a keyword search in the main search box    military uniforms

To find the essay and images for Western Europe in  Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion :

  1. After entering the database, click "Resource Area" at the top of the screen
  2. On the next screen, click the blue hyperlink Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion
  3. Click the link Volume 8: West Europe
  4. Scroll down the page until you see Part 8: Types of Dress and then look for the "Uniforms" link.

Books on Military Uniforms are generally in this call number range: UC 480. Reference Collection: Row 12  or Row 18 (oversized-Quarto)  /  Circulating Books: 3rd floor
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ROW 12

Selected Print Reference Books

Important Set of Books - Row 12

ROW 5 : Call Number range: GT

ROW 12