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- Orell Füssli Verlag 2009; US$ 17.05
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...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 11.65
The first edition of this book established itself as required reading for all those interested in the development of the fashion business. There are other books on contemporary dress, but this account gives particular weight to the commercial organization of the industry; from designer and textile manufacturer right through to the consumer. This completely... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 181.00
A scholar of history, Near Eastern languages, and women's studies (U. of Oklahoma), Yedida (1946-98) was considered an expert on the history of clothing of the Arab world, both Muslim and Jewish, from medieval to modern times. This book was over three-quarters finished when she died, and her partner and collaborator Norman (history, U. of Oklahoma) 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...
- DK Publishing 2009; US$ 3.99
DK Readers will help your child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading whilst learning about other cultures From houses made of mud and reeds, to homes in caves and trees, help your child learn all about different habitats through exciting stories. DK Readers are part of a five-level highly pictorial reading scheme,... more...
- Souvenir Press 2009; US$ 7.99
Humorous and informative, this guide chronicles the history of undergarments, from Queen Victoria and the Quaker reformer Amelia Bloomer to the g-string. Part social history and accompanied by a large helping of humor, irreverence, and evocative illustrations, this intimate look at underwear shows how the developments in knickers reflect the blooming... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 22.99
Kinky boots, corsets, underwear as outerwear, second-skin garments of rubber and leather, uniforms, body piercing.... Today everything from a fetishist's dream appears on the fashion runways. Although some people regard fetish fashion as exploitative and misogynistic, others interpret it as a positive Amazonian statement--couture Catwoman. But... 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...