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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00
This work provides the primary source as well as German translations, critical commentary, and overview discussions on the topic of clothing. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00
Traces the mobilization of clothing trends as they marched across the war-ravaged world. This volume offers a reflection on the role fashion has played throughout the period of 1940s. It serves as a useful reference for those students or general readers who are interested in how history and culture has affected fashion through the years. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 42.00
Clothing has been a consistent recorder of history through the years, documenting the heights of fashion as it threaded its way through post-war society. This work traces this intricate history, from nylon stockings and stiletto heels to full skirts and slim-fitting bodices to Baby Doll nightwear and textured leisure suits. more...
- ECW Press 2003; US$ 8.95
The scandals, cat fights, temper tantrums, and felonies of more than 100 celebrities are revealed in this chronicle of the most notorious faux pas of the rich and famous. All kinds of unflattering provocations and outrageous reactions are detailed, including what pushed Diff’rent Strokes star Gary Coleman over the edge and inspired him to... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00
From the designer suits of yuppie men and women to ripped jeans to the mini-crinoline craze to the eloquent fashion sense of Princess Diana, the 1980s encapsulates a time when it became fashionable to make money and dress well. This work explores the enthralling history of fashion as it recreated itself through the popular trends of the eighties. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2007; US$ 115.95
An examination of the concept of domestication against the shifting background of relationships among humans, animals and plants. It explores the relevance of domestication for anthropologists and scholars in related fields who are concerned with understanding ongoing change in processes affecting humans as well as other species. Please note that images... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
How did the ancient Greeks make blusher from seaweed? Just how does one wear a toga? This work presents an alphabetized compendium of styles and accessories that form the classical image. The entries cover individual aspects of dress alongside surveys of topics and socio-cultural analysis, drawn from ancient art, literature and archaeology. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 55.00
This exhaustive book demonstrates how dress shapes and is shaped by social processes and phenomena such as beauty, time, the body, the gift exchange, class, gender, and religion. It does this through an analysis of topics like the Islamic clothing controversy in state schools, the multitude of identities associated with dress, the Dress Reform movement,... more...
- New Amsterdam Books 2001; US$ 15.99
The art and science of chimney sweeping, from the development of chimneys in the twelfth century to the patenting of mechanical devices in the late nineteenth century. Included are the personalities who dominated the trade (which surprisingly included several women sweeps); illustrations of the tools of the trade; sweeping techniques; the impact of... more...