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Edited By Roces, Mina and Edwards, Louise
This book explores the ways in which dress has been influential in the political agendas and self-representations of politicians in a variety of regimes from democratic to authoritarian. Arguing that dress is part of 'hard core' politics, it shows how dress has been crucial to the constructions of nationhood and national identities in both Asia and the Americas. Since dress has been a marker of identity and status, chapters engage with the gendering of the politics of dress, discussing how women have become bearers and wearers of 'national tradition' and how men and women's dress reflect their political positions in the nation-state. It examines the magical power of cloth, the meanings of batik and design, the holy status of uncut cloth versus cut cloth, and the quaint combination of non-Western with Western attire. This collection of pioneering essays fills a vacuum in the largely Eurocentric field of dress studies, demanding that attention be paid to Asia and the Americas as major sites of vestimentary creativity. 276pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193997
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Inventory #21757
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Markham, Leonard
York is one of the most visited cities in Europe, and in this book well-known Yorkshire author Len Markham explores many different facets of its long and extraordinary history - characters, institutions and achievements. We meet a Swiss confectioner who came to England to seek his fortune; on arrival in London, unable to speak a word of English, he was directed to the wrong station, boarded the wrong train and found himself in Yorkshire - where he founded the best-loved teashop in the country. We uncover the far from holy antics of York's former archbishops. We discover what prompted Hitler to order York's destruction. We shiver at the most haunted city in the world. And we learn all about 'Charlie Artful' - a detective who solved more murders than any other officer in the Murder Squad. This really is history with the boring bits left out - and anyone who lives in or visits the beautiful city of York will enjoy the tales that Len Markham tells. 151pp.
Sutton Publishing, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 075094417X
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Inventory #22990
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Blunt, Wilfrid
N.B. Corners of D/J slightly rubbed. Corners of boards slightly bumped. Inscribed by the author on title page. 270pp.
Michael Russell, 1986, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0859551350
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Inventory #24401
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Tobias, Henry Jack; Woodhouse, Charles E.
Of interest to specialists in the fields of sociology,western and urban history,ethnic studies, political science and pluralistic social relations.From 1880, when the railroad reached Santa Fe, to the early 1990s, the city was transformed from a territorial outpost to a modern community. This book focuses on what changes over the past 110 years have meant to the city's inhabitants. The result is a readable, captivating social history centred on the essence of Santa Fe -- the lives of its Hispano and Anglo residents. 272pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826323316
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Inventory #1868
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Haddow, Alexander and Weinhouse, Sidney
Some foxing to top edge of pages. Some black scuff marks to front cover otherwise a nice copy. 599pp.
Academic Press, 1963, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21238
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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