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Customs relative to transportation and travel

  • Beyond Backpacker Tourismby Kevin Hannam; Anya Diekmann

    Multilingual Matters 2010; US$ 54.95

    Building on previous work on backpacking, this book takes the analysis of backpacker tourism further by engaging both with new theoretical debates into tourism experiences and mobilities as well as with new empirical phenomena such as the rise of the 'flashpacker' and alternative destinations. more...

  • Carla, Grace oder Kate?by Jeroen van Rooijen

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2009; US$ 17.65

    Eine kleine weibliche Typenkunde anhand öffentlicher Vorbilder, von Audrey Hepburn über Grace Kelly bis zu modischen Celebrities" wie Kate Moss oder Carla Bruni. Selten wird ein Begriff so inflationär verwendet wie der des Stils. Stil adelt Geschmack, und mit ihm lässt sich Kleidung wunderbar vermarkten. Stil beinhaltet jedoch viel mehr: Er definiert... more...

  • Clothingby Robert Ross

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    In virtually all the countries of the world, men, and to a lesser extent women, are today dressed in very similar clothing. This book gives a compelling account and analysis of the process by which this has come about. At the same time it takes seriously those places where, for whatever reason, this process has not occurred, or has been reversed, and... more...

  • Crossing the Lineby Simon J. Bronner

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 12.50

    Lively analyses on the changing meanings of elaborate ceremonies when crossing the equator more...

  • The Face of Fashionby Jennifer Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fashion Culturesby Stella Bruzzi; Pamela Church Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Fashion Cultures Revisited draws together in one volume the disparate areas of discussion to examine fashion's relationship to film, photography, commerce and gender politics. more...

  • Fashion Theoryby Malcolm Barnard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Fashion is both big business and big news. From models? eating disorders and sweated labour to the glamour of a new season's trends, statements and arguments about fashion and the fashion industry can be found in every newspaper, consumer website and fashion blog. Books which define, analyse and explain the nature, production and consumption of fashion... more...

  • Fashion and Psychoanalysisby Alison Bancroft

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 32.00

    There is an increasing trend within both the study of visual culture and fashion itself to restore fashion to an aesthetic role - one that moves beyond its commercial success as a global industry and places fashion within a nexus of art, the body, and femininity. This emphasis aims to separate fashion from mere clothing, and illustrate its cultural... more...

  • Fashion in Popular Cultureby Joseph H. Hancock

    Intellect 2013; US$ 20.00

    This book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, including the role fashion plays in subcultures. Fashion is a phenomenon that exemplifies diversity across cultures.It is dependent on time and place and commonly defined as the prevailing style at a given moment or place. Fashion is codified and endowed with social meanings about gender, sexuality... more...

  • The Fashioned Selfby Joanne Finkelstein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book examines the nature of the self and self-identity in the modern age, and the way in which they have been moulded through the alteration of bodily appearance, exemplified fashions, facelifts and diets. The idea that an individual's character is revealed through physical appearance is, Finkelstein argues, deeply embedded in Western culture.... more...