An independent bookshop in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

Cultural studies: customs & traditions

Products In Cultural studies: customs & traditions (Total Products 172, Showing: 1 -> 50)
Sort By: Title | Publication Date (Newest First) | Price Low to High | Price High to Low


Transglobal fashion narratives
Our Price: £74.70
Everywhere we look, people are using fashion to communicate self and society-who they are, and where they belong. Transglobal Fashion Narratives prese...
Inside the royal wardrobe
Our Price: £67.50
Queen Alexandra used clothes to fashion images of herself as a wife, a mother and a royal: a woman who both led Britain alongside her husband Edward V...

Ghosts of the tsunami
Our Price: £15.29
**WINNER OF THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE**'The definitive book on the quake which killed more than 15,000 people.' Mail Online'You will not read a finer ...
My father's wake
Our Price: £15.29
Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off the coast of County Mayo, death has a louder voice. Along with reports of inc...

The almost nearly perfect people
Our Price: £9.99
The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes.'Neutral' Sweden is one of the biggest arms manufacturers in the world.Finns...
Creative sole
Our Price: £27.89
Creative Sole, Japanese Sneaker Culture is a book that looks at Japan's prolific presence in sneaker culture globally. Creative, covetable and cool, J...

Smoke gets in your eyes and other lessons from the crematorium
Our Price: £8.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, G...
First bite
Our Price: £8.09
Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2016We are not born knowing what to eat; we each have to figure it out for ourselves. From childhood onwards...

The strange order of things
Our Price: £20.25
From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding t...
The wandering vine
Our Price: £16.99
WINNER OF THE FORTNUM & MASON FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS DEBUT DRINK BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 WINNER OF THE LOUIS ROEDERER INTERNATIONAL WINE BOOK OF THE ...

Vogue - the gown
Our Price: £27.00
Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, Vogue: The Gown is the ultimate book for fashion lovers.In Vogue: The Gown, Jo Ellison has gath...
Plus+
Our Price: £13.49
Style inspiration for everyone, no matter your size.Be inspired by 100 of the very best plus-size street style images from around the world.Plus-size ...

Danish cookbooks
Our Price: £20.69
Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wrote and read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can be shown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes that we conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks allow us to trace the course of empires, of soc
The hidden pleasures of life
Our Price: £8.99
By the bestselling author of Conversation and An Intimate History of HumanityA guide to new ambitions in work, relationships and learningTable of Cont...

Tattoo street style
Our Price: £18.00
Inspiring and captivating, Tattoo Street Style is a tribute to creativity and self-expression, a celebration of body, beauty, and style, a manifesto f...
Muslim Women's Rituals
Our Price: £64.80
Muslim Women's Rituals

Keep calm for brides
Our Price: £6.29
CHEERING WORDS FOR NEARLY-NEWLYWEDS It's going to be the happiest day of your life. Well, it'll need to be after the months of planning and preparati...
Fashion victims
Our Price: £38.25
A thoughtful, lavishly illustrated, and highly readable account of the fabulous French fashion world in the pre-Revolutionary period This engrossing b...

Ghosts of the tsunami
Our Price: £8.99
'A remarkable and deeply moving book' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm 'A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction' Times Literary...
Sock
Our Price: £8.99
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Who ponders the sock? This common object i...

From here to eternity
Our Price: £14.99
As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies. In From Here to Eternity she sets out in s...
Understanding Arabs
Our Price: £17.09
For nearly three decades, diplomats, students, business people and governments have relied on Dr. Margaret Nydell's seminal work as the essential gu...

199 cemeteries to see before you die
Our Price: £13.49
A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and reside...
Trainers
Our Price: £17.99
An essential fashion statement, sports shoes are no longer designed simply for running or working out. It's not enough for a shoe to fit the wearer an...

Fashion
Our Price: £18.00
Revealing the fashion industry as never before, this beautiful book contains a wealth of invaluable information every fashionista should know. Written...
#LoveVivier
Our Price: £67.50
A fresh look at the concept of elegance and Parisian style, personified by the iconic fashion of Roger Vivier. For decades, Roger Vivier has created v...

Agape, justice, and law
Our Price: £80.09
In a provocative essay, philosopher Jeffrie G. Murphy asks: 'what would law be like if we organized it around the value of Christian love, and if we t...
Russian criminal tattoo police files. Volume I
Our Price: £17.96
This book features over 180 photographs and accompanying texts of Russian criminal tattoos from the Arkady Bronnikov collection. From the mid-1960s to...

It's always wine o'clock
Our Price: £5.39
'A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.' Louis Pasteur Pinot, Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling. There are so many d...
Fall seven times, get up eight
Our Price: £17.96
Japan's image in the world, and self-image, is tied up in a tumultuous history, from turbulent medieval ages, to the stable Tokugawa era, to catastrop...

19th-century fashion in detail
Our Price: £22.46
This sumptuously illustrated book reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, voluptuous drapery, strict corseting and slashing and stamping tha...
Royal weddings, a very peculiar history
Our Price: £8.09
The British Royal Family is a perennial source of fascination around the world, and few aspects of their lives are more celebrated and scrutinised tha...

Al-Ghazali on the manners relating to eating
Our Price: £12.59
The eleventh chapter of the Revival of the Religious Sciences begins the section dealing with man and society. In this volume, concentrating on the ma...
49 uses for a walking stick
Our Price: £6.29
Walking sticks have had a bad press. For too long the walking stick has been portrayed as a workaday item of codgerism, a simple support for the aged ...

Little Miss Lucky is getting married
Our Price: £5.39

The Mr. Men have been tickling children for generations with their funny and charming antics. The Mr Men for Grown-Ups series now gives adults the chance to laugh along as the Mr Men and Little Miss try to cope with the very grown-up world around them. Featuring Roger Hargreaves classic artwork alongside hilariously funny new text.

Castles and knights
Our Price: £4.99
Open your eyes to a world of discovery with EyewonderTake a trip back in time and find out what life was really like in the world of castles and knigh...

The button box
Our Price: £8.09
A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family - each one with its own tale to tell...Tracing the story of women...
Dress [with] sense
Our Price: £13.46
Dress [with] Sense is the perfect guide for fashion lovers of all ages keen to embrace a more ethical and environment-friendly approach to their wardr...

Queer style
Our Price: £20.69
Queer Style offers an insight into queer fashionability by addressing the role that clothing has played in historical and contemporary lifestyles. Fro...
Fashion in the time of William Shakespeare
Our Price: £7.19
Garments and accessories are prominent in almost all of William Shakespeare's plays, from Hamlet and Othello to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth ...

The book of tea
Our Price: £1.80
'Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pine...
Dinner with Darwin
Our Price: £18.45
What do eggs, flour, and milk have in common? They form the basis of waffles, of course, but these staples of breakfast bounty also share an evolution...

Swear!ng is g*od f*r you
Our Price: £11.69
Swearing, it turns out, is an incredibly useful part of our linguistic repertoire. Not only has some form of swearing existed since the earliest human...
Legendary authors and the clothes they wore
Our Price: £18.00
The most counterintuitive book of the summer thus far.. [Newman's] surprisingly convincing thesis is that the sartorial choices authors make are deep...

How to tie a headscarf
Our Price: £8.99
'Thank you universe... I can't wait to continue trying styles from the book.' Betty MagazineThe most beautiful, stylish ways to wear a headscarf, incl...
Christmas
Our Price: £7.19
Based on her bestselling range of greetings cards, Cath Tate brings you her unique take on the yuletide season. In this brand-new festive title, part...

The lore of Scotland
Our Price: £9.89
Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs, and in The Lore of Scotland Jennifer Westwood a...
Medieval flavors
Our Price: £27.00
In his new history of food, acclaimed historian Massimo Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes-both culinary and cultural-from raw materi...

The Parisian field guide to men's style
Our Price: £20.25
From fashion and grooming tips to wardrobe essentials, Ines de la Fressange and Sophie Gachet reveal-with humor and fashion- insider savoir fair...
Don't touch my hair
Our Price: £15.29
'Groundbreaking' GuardianStraightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. Black hair is never 'j...