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Hats And Headwear Around The World A Cultural Encyclopedia

Pub Date : 2013-10-03 | Author : Beverly Chico | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781610690638
ISBN 13 : 161069063X

This concise encyclopedia examines headwear around the world, from ancient times to the modern era, comprising entries that address cultural significance, religion, historical even..


The Encyclopedia Of World Folk Dance

Pub Date : 2016-08-08 | Author : Mary Ellen Snodgrass | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442257498
ISBN 13 : 1442257490

While there are books about folk dances from individual countries or regions, there isn’t a single comprehensive book on folk dances across the globe. This illustrated compendium..


The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat And Other Clinical Tales

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Oliver Sacks | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780684853949
ISBN 13 : 0684853949

Presents a series of stories about men and women who, representing both medical and literary oddities, raise fundamental questions about the nature of reality..


Faces Around The World A Cultural Encyclopedia Of The Human Face

Pub Date : 2012-02-14 | Author : Margo DeMello | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781598846188
ISBN 13 : 1598846183

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the human face, providing fascinating information from biological, cultural, and social perspectives. • A complete bibliography ..


Beauty Around The World A Cultural Encyclopedia

Pub Date : 2017-06-30 | Author : Erin Kenny | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781610699457
ISBN 13 : 1610699459

Taking the concept of beauty seriously, this encyclopedia examines how humanity has sought and continues to seek what is "beautiful" in a variety of cultural contexts, giving reade..


Ethnic Dress In The United States

Pub Date : 2014-10-30 | Author : Annette Lynch | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780759121508
ISBN 13 : 0759121508

A concise and systematic exploration of 150 distinct items of ethnic dress, their history, and their cultural significance within the United States...


Ethnic Dress In The United States

Pub Date : 2014-10-30 | Author : Annette Lynch | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780759121508
ISBN 13 : 0759121508

A concise and systematic exploration of 150 distinct items of ethnic dress, their history, and their cultural significance within the United States...


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