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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 ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Lipton, Edward P. (editor)
Human rights, of which the freedom of religion is a central component, are promised by most governments on planet Earth. But promises are promises, are promises. In real life, religious liberty is far from a universal fact. This book surveys the countries of Africa based on U.S. State Department reports and is augmented by a current bibliography and a useful index.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590333896
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Inventory #6530
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Pascall, Gillian
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to spine. 273pp.
Routledge, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415099285
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Inventory #25402
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Bennett,Richard
96pp.
Richard Bennett, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0646049798
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Inventory #19089
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Panikkar, Shivaji K.
The most significant trends, tendencies and breakthroughs in the use of the sculptural medium are analysed in this volume along with a sampling of the works of individual artists. The first section has essays by young Indian art historians, critics and theorists on trends in mainstream sculpture of the 1980's and '90's. Section II critically reviews the notion of mainstream 'avant garde' in the Indian context. In the final section this volume features a photographc portfolio of the works of 27 prominant sculptors. Fully illustrated with colour photographs and occassional b/w prints.Faint smudge mark top edge front cover, crease along front d/j spine joint.160pp.
Marg Publications, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 8185026491
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Inventory #4083
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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