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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 191.00
Find out what we wore and why we wore it in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing in American History-Twentieth Century to the Present . This fascinating reference set provides two levels of information: descriptions of styles of clothes that Americans have worn and, as important, why they wore those types of clothes. With volume one covering 1900-1949... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 27.00
Dandies: Fashion and Finesse in Art and Culture considers the visual languages, politics, and poetics of personal appearance. Dandyism has been most closely associated with influential caucasian Western men-about-town, epitomized by the 19th century style-setting of Oscar Wilde and by Tom Wolfe's white suits. The essays collected here, however,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
Mainstream work on careers tends to be situated within an individualistic paradigm and against a North American/Western European context (although frequently unacknowledged). This paper throws new conceptual and contextual insights on the career concept through its exploration of careers in the Middle East. It draws on articles included in two special... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1976; US$ 210.00
New edition, prepared with a bio-bibliographical account of Hehn and a survay of the research into Indo-European prehistory by James P. Mallory. It was Hehn who for the first time combined the tools of comparative linguistics and the direct historical approach in order to discover the origins of domesticated animals and cultivated plants in the ancient... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 33.84
Mode ist alltäglich, Mode ist vergänglich und Mode ist unsterblich. Unter Berücksichtigung der Literatur untersucht Veronika Haberler das Phänomen der Mode theoretisch und empirisch und geht der Frage nach dem Entstehungszusammenhang von textilen Moden nach. Der Prozess der Mode-Kreation wird detailliert beschrieben, die zentralen Handlungslogiken,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 217.69
This work provides the primary source as well as German translations, critical commentary, and overview discussions on the topic of clothing. more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 28.99
The 'Dandy' is not just an elaborately or even well-dressed man -nor is he an exclusively English phenomenon. He is something far more universal and intriguing. The Dandy's place in history is assured. Not because Dandies have made any major contributions to politics, economics or warfare, but because they were, and continue to be, figures of huge... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62
The production of 'human waste' - or more precisely, wasted lives, the 'superfluous' populations of migrants, refugees and other outcasts - is an inevitable outcome of modernization. It is an unavoidable side-effect of economic progress and the quest for order which is characteristic of modernity. As long as large parts of the world remained... more...