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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..


Global Trade And The Transformation Of Consumer Cultures

Pub Date : 2018-01-11 | Author : Beverly Lemire | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521192569
ISBN 13 : 0521192560

Charts the rise of consumerism and the new cosmopolitan material cultures that took shape across the globe from 1500-1820...


Fashion And Fiction

Pub Date : 2016-04-05 | Author : Lauren S. Cardon | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813938639
ISBN 13 : 0813938635

During the twentieth century, the rise of the concept of Americanization—shedding ethnic origins and signs of "otherness" to embrace a constructed American identity—was accompa..


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...


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..


Weird Sports And Wacky Games Around The World From Buzkashi To Zorbing

Pub Date : 2015-04-28 | Author : Victoria Williams Ph.D. | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781610696401
ISBN 13 : 1610696409

With hundreds of books dedicated to conventional sports and activities, this encyclopedia on the weirdest and wackiest games offers a fresh and entertaining read for any audience. ..


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