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- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 62.20
Die Weihrauchstraße war in der Antike eine der wichtigsten Handelsrouten der Welt. Über 3000 km wurden auf ihr das wertvolle Baumharz und daneben auch Gewürze und Edelsteine quer über die Arabische Halbinsel transportiert ? eine logistische Meisterleistung, die ohne Karawanen nicht möglich gewesen wäre. Im 1. Jahrhundert v. Chr. verlagerte sich der... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
In its conventional meaning, masquerade refers to a festive gathering of people wearing masks and elegant costumes. But traditional forms of masquerade have evolved over the past century to include the representation of alternate identities in the media and venues of popular culture, including television, film, the internet, theater, museums, sports... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 275.00
Cold weather can be a potential hazard to human health, adversely affecting physiological functions, work performance and wellbeing. Designing suitable apparel for cold environments is therefore a complex task. Textiles for cold weather apparel reviews the principles, materials and requirements of cold weather apparel and will stimulate ideas for future... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Notorious as much for its fashion as for its music, the 1960s and 1970s produced provocative fashion trends that reflected the rising wave of gender politics and the sexual revolution. In an era when gender stereotypes were questioned and dismantled, and when the feminist and gay rights movements were gaining momentum and a voice, the fashion industry... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95
The Fashioned Body provides a wide-ranging and original overview of fashion and dress from an historical and sociological perspective. Where once fashion was seen as marginal, it has now entered into core economic discourse focused around ideas about ‘cultural’ and ‘creative’ work as a major driver of developed economies.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95
America?s favorite hairstyle is back in a big way! Ever since its meteoric rise to superstar status in the 1980s, the mullet has persisted for generations as a cultural touchstone in the hearts and minds of the public. Love it or hate it, there?s no ignoring this one-of-a-kind ?do and its profound sociological significance. Mullet Madness! examines... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 39.99
What does it mean to people around the world to put on costumes to celebrate their heritage, reenact historic events, assume a role on stage, or participate in Halloween or Carnival? Self-consciously set apart from everyday dress, costume marks the divide between ordinary and extraordinary settings and enables the wearer to project a different self... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2004; US$ 64.95
Founded in 1957, and with more than 12,000 entries, Chase's Calendar of Events has become the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available on special events, holidays, federal and state observances, religious celebrations, historic anniversaries, celebrity birthdays and more. Customers can purchase Chase's Calendar of Events 2005 (but in... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 3.99
In DK Readers: My Dress-Up Box , readers join young children as they dress up as pirates, cowboys, firefighters, fairies, and more. DK readers are a multistage reading program with five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories. Each book in the DK Readers series is specially crafted to suit the interests... more...