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Cultural studies: customs & traditions

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State and society in communist Czechoslovakia
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Across central and eastern Europe after World War II, the newly established communist regimes promised a drastic social revolution that would transfor...
Cross-cultural dialogues
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Updated with a new introduction and chapterHow much culture lurks in common conversation? According to Craig Storti, so much that many of our most co...

Wise words of the Yup'ik people
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The Yup'ik people of southwest Alaska were among the last Arctic peoples to come into contact with non-Natives, and as a result, Yup'ik language and m...
The book of Christmas
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Christmas. The biggest party in the world. The most widely celebrated festival on Earth. But why do we celebrate it the way we do? Over the years grea...

18th-century fashion in detail
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This beautifully illustrated book reveals the sharp pleats, high collars, gleaming pastes, colourful beads, elaborate buttons and intricate lacework t...
The Danish way of parenting
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'A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy' Heather Shumaker, author of It's...

Fashion
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Clothes define people. A person's attire, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personalit...
Textiles and clothing, c.1150-c.1450
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Among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists are the scraps of silk and wool and other fabrics that signal so eloquently their ow...

Man the hunter
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Man the Hunter is a collection of papers presented at a symposium on research done among the hunting and gathering peoples of the world. Ethnographic ...
The big night out
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THE PERFECT GIFT for the party animal . . . or at the very least, for that person you know who doesn't know when it's time to go home.Every so often, ...

Morning
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'This is my manifesto for morning.There is an energy in the earlier hours, an awareness I enjoy. In today's world we tend to wake as late as we can, t...
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...

The ultimate sneaker book
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Back in 2002, Simon Woody Wood was dreaming up schemes to get free sneakers. Two weeks later, he was the proud owner of Sneaker Freaker and his life...
Guide for the modern gentleman
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Debrett's first book defining all aspects of life for the modern man. Includes behavioural and etiquette advice, along with style guides and interesti...

A Tudor Christmas
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Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking 'to drive the cold winter away'. A carnival atmosphere presided at court, w...
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 ...

Style tribes
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Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures explores the style, fashions and ideology of youth movements of the last 100 years, including flappers, swing...
Mummers, maypoles and milkmaids
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In Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, a man covered from head to toe in straw – the ‘straw bear' – is paraded through the streets,...

Ritual, performance and the senses
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Ritual has long been a central concept in anthropological theories of religious transmission. Ritual, Performance and the Senses offers a new understa...
Boxing Day
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THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone who spends Christmas Day counting the minutes until the Boxing Day sales start.__________________________________'There ar...

From here to eternity
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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...
The gospel according to Blindboy in 15 short stories
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The Gospel According to Blindboy is a surreal and genre-defying collection of short stories and visual art exploring the myths, complacencies and cont...

Dressed
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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...
Underwear
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From camisoles to corsets, basques to boudoir caps and girdles to garters, Underwear: Fashion in Detail gets up close to some of the most intimate ite...

Hand poked/no electricity
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Hand Poked / No Electricity is a love letter to stick and poke tattoo culture. It is a work of art in itself. Not only artists handbook but a resourc...
Brolliology
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Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia - holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distincti...

The erotic cloth
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Through their metaphorical and material qualities, textiles can be seductive, exciting, intimate and, at times, shocking and disquieting. This book is...
1940s fashion
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Despite - or perhaps because of - the privations of war, the 1940s was one of the greatest decades for fashion in Britain. The designs and fashions of...

A short history of drunkenness
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By the author of the Sunday Times no. 1 bestseller The EtymologiconAlmost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkennes...
Pretty gentlemen
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The term macaroni was once as familiar a label as punk or hipster is today. In this handsomely illustrated book devoted to notable 18th-century ...

Vogue colouring book
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Editor's Choice - The Bookseller ...the latest addition to the genre is the most stylish yet, comprising images from 1950s Vogue....Even in monochrome...
The fashion system
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Fashion never ceases to interest psychologists, aestheticians and sociologists. Roland Barthes, however, examined fashion from a new point of view. Using descriptions from magazines, he uncovered a system of meaning and subjected it to semantic analysis.

Crazy competitions
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Whether it's flinging frozen rats or parading in holly evergreens, racing snails or carrying wives, human beings have long displayed their creativity ...
Guide to entertaining etiquette
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Drawing on Debrett's extensive expertise in manners and etiquette, this practical guide will help to ensure that hosts and hostesses are able to cope ...

Skateboarding is not a fashion
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The way apparel has been worn and created by skateboarders has had a tremendous impact on popular culture at large. Skateboarding Is Not A Fashion doc...
London tattoo guide
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London is a world leader in tattoo art and The London Tattoo Guide is the authoritative, first-of-a-kind and beautifully presented handbook that illum...

Festival & special event management
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This textbook provides students with an introduction to the principles associated with planning, managing, and staging festivals and special events.
Fashion history
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Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout...

Making working women's costume
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Making Working Women's Costume gives a unique account of the clothes of ordinary women from the mid-15th century to the early 20th century. As well as...
The Italian gentleman
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London may have Savile Row and Paris its luxury houses, but nowhere can compete with the essence of Italy's nonchalant elegance: sprezzatura. This boo...

Little black dress
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'One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress'Karl LagerfeldNinety years after Vogue dubbed Coco Chanel's simple short black '...
The language of fashion
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Roland Barthes was one of the most widely influential thinkers of the 20th Century and his immensely popular and readable writings have covered topics...

The practical guide to organising events
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The Practical Guide to Organising Events is a short, accessible and practical guide on how to successfully plan and organise a variety of event types...
The psychology of fashion
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What do our clothes say about us? How do the clothes we wear affect our moods and emotions? How does the fashion industry encourage us to as...

Frost fairs to funfairs
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Tracking the development of the English Fair, Allan Ford and Nick Corble capture the diversity, sounds, smells and sensations that have beguiled the G...
Vintage tattoos
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This achingly cool book explores the bold, colourful and enduringly popular tattoo designs that were perfected across two World Wars. E...

Lucky cat
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Japan's cute waving cat beckons you in to discover the history and symbolism behind its bobbing paw, shiny bell and little red collar.
Wearing the trousers
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In the 1850s a craze swept through the wardrobes of the women of British and American society. These 'bloomers', wearing their new loose-fitting 'Turk...

Dresses and dressmaking
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Examining how dress evolved over the long nineteenth century, between the French Revolution and the First World War, Pam Inder explores the history be...
So Audrey
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Little black dress? That's so Audrey! Ballet flats? Now you're stepping it up. A generous spirit? Well, it doesn't get any more Audrey than that. Le...