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  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American History, 1900 to the Present [2 volumes]by José Blanco F.; Valerie Hewitt; Ann Kellogg; Scott Leff; Lynn Payne; Amy Peterson; Heather Lee

    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...

  • Dandiesby Susan Fillin-Yeh

    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...

  • It's True! Fashion Can Be Fatalby Susan Green

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 10.86

    The history of European fashion and fashion folly, this is the seventh book in the fantastic non-fiction series, It's True! more...

  • Cultivated Plants and Domesticated Animals in their Migration from Asia to Europeby Victor Hehn; James P. Mallory

    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...

  • Mode(n) als Zeitindikatorby Veronika Haberler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 36.24

    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...

  • Wasted Livesby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    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...

  • Clothing through American History: The British Colonial Eraby Kathleen Staples; Madelyn Shaw

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 89.00

    Clothing through American History: The British Colonial Era presents, in six chapters, a description of all aspects of dress in British colonial America, including the social and historical background of British America, and covering men's, women's, and children's garments. The book shows how dress reflected and evolved with life in British colonial... more...

  • Sex and Unisexby Jo B. Paoletti

    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...

  • A Day in a Working Life: 300 Trades and Professions through History [3 volumes]by Gary Westfahl

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 310.00

    This unique book provides detailed studies of more than 300 occupations as they were practiced in 21 historical time periods, ranging from prehistory to the present day. Each profession is examined in a compelling essay that is specifically written to inform readers about career choices in different times and cultures, and is accompanied by a bibliography... more...

  • Colonial Clothesby Verna Fisher; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.99

    Taking young readers on a journey back in time, this dynamic series showcases various aspects of colonial life, from people and clothing to homes and food. Each book contains creative illustrations, interesting facts, highlighted vocabulary words, end-of-book challenges, and sidebars that help children understand the differences between modern and... more...