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Cultural studies: customs & traditions

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Muslim Women's Rituals
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Muslim Women's Rituals
Bluffer's guide to Christmas
Our Price: £6.99
Gone are the days when the Christmas run-up meant December 1 onwards. Nowadays no arbitrary date is too early (or too late) to start celebrating the m...

The Christmas story
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Covering ancient ceremonies, mythology, the gospels and traditions from around the world, Andy Thomas uncovers the fascinating background to one of th...
Christmas traditions
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A stocking-filler-sized compilation of Christmas lore, revealing the intriguing origins of the traditional festivities. Forty short pieces on individual traditions are each accompanied by charming vintage illustrations from the British Library's collection of Christmas books, cards and ephemera.

The graphic art of tattoo lettering
Our Price: £17.96
The Graphic Art of Tattoo Lettering is a visually led, comprehensive guide to designing and realizing hand-drawn letterforms in the most widely used c...
Fabulous frocks
Our Price: £14.99
This book contains everything you need to know about modern history of dress design, from the corset-free styles of 1920s flappers to the conceptual c...

Sharp suits
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This book contains everything you need to know about suits, from the traditional designs of the early 1900s, to innovative contemporary variations. It...
Menus that made history
Our Price: £13.49
'An absolutely riveting book - reading it makes you intelligent, full of brilliant anecdotes - and very hungry indeed.' - Richard Curtis 'This brillia...

Skin deep
Our Price: £17.09
Everything you need to know about race (but were afraid to ask). MYTH: Early Europeans were white. REALITY: The first Europeans had dark skin, black...
Be more Japan
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Whether you're dreaming about your first journey, revisiting the trip of a lifetime or simply in love with all things Japan, Be More Japan will transp...

Fall seven times, get up eight
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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...
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We are all dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of our clothes in our lives? What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dr...

How to tie a tie
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This indispensible companion for the well-dressed man will guide you through the 20 essential knots that you need to know, from the bow tie and four-i...
Don't touch my hair
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'Groundbreaking' GuardianStraightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. Black hair is never 'j...

Keep calm for brides
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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...
Pie fidelity
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A journey through British food, from the acclaimed author of The Apple OrchardIn Britain, we have always had an awkward relationship with food. We've ...

One kiss or two?
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Every encounter begins with a greeting. Be it a quick 'Hello!' or the somewhat longer and gracious 'Sula manchwanta galunga omugobe!' shaking hands or...
High heel
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Best Fifteen Books of March 2019, Refinery29 Best Nonfiction Books of 2019, Paste Magazine Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed ...

49 uses for a walking stick
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Here, Frank Hopkinson explains the variety of practical uses a walking stick can be put to, from flicking filthy slugs off a lawn and a parting crowds to alerting a theatre-goer two rows in front that his rapid consumption of fruit bonbons is ruining everyone's enjoyment.
The sports shoe
Our Price: £27.00
The story of the sneaker's rise from the first Victorian tennis shoes to the Nike Air Max and beyond Moving from the athletic field to the shopping ...