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  • 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$ 36.48

    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...

  • 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...

  • Riding costume in Egyptby C. Fluck; G. Vogelsang-Eastwood

    BRILL 2004; US$ 144.00

    This work deals with the evolution and distribution of the oriental riding costume in the Middle and Near East through the ages and the historical background on the find spot. It also focuses on the original costumes in various museum collections including technical researches and reconstructions. more...

  • The 1980s and 1990sby Deirdre Clancy Steer

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00

    The last decades of the 20th century saw the fall of communism, the recovery of financial markets thanks to large gains in the technology sector, and fashion that ranged from the "shoulder-pad" 1980s to the grunge 1990s. The 1980s and 1990s will give readers a good background about these decades, the fashions and costumes popular during this... more...

  • The 1980sby Vicky Carnegy; Kathy Elgin

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    From the designer suits of yuppie men and women to ripped jeans to the mini-crinoline craze to the eloquent fashion sense of Princess Diana, the 1980s encapsulates a time when it became fashionable to make money and dress well. This work explores the enthralling history of fashion as it recreated itself through the popular trends of the eighties. more...

  • The 1960sby Yvonne Connikie; Kathy Elgin

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    Delves into the free-spirited clothing trends of 1960s, exploring history from a social and cultural angle. more...

  • The 1940sby Patricia Baker

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    Traces the mobilization of clothing trends as they marched across the war-ravaged world. This volume offers a reflection on the role fashion has played throughout the period of 1940s. It serves as a useful reference for those students or general readers who are interested in how history and culture has affected fashion through the years. more...

  • The 1950sby Patricia Baker

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 42.00

    Clothing has been a consistent recorder of history through the years, documenting the heights of fashion as it threaded its way through post-war society. This work traces this intricate history, from nylon stockings and stiletto heels to full skirts and slim-fitting bodices to Baby Doll nightwear and textured leisure suits. more...