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  • A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity

    A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350009868

    The history of gardens in antiquity is characterized by a rich mix of cultures interacting throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. This period - from the sixth century BCE to the sixth century CE - was foundational to the later periods of garden history…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857613

    Eighteenth-century fashion was cosmopolitan and varied. Whilst the wildly extravagant and colorful elite fashions parodied in contemporary satire had significant influence on wider dress habits, more austere garments produced in darker fabrics also…

  • A Cultural History of Money

    A Cultural History of Money

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474237390

    "Money is a matter of functions four: a medium, a measure, a standard, a store." But money is always a medium of communication too, whether about price or about political conviction and authority, fealty, desire, or disdain.In a work that spans 4,50…

  • A Cultural History of Furniture

    A Cultural History of Furniture

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472577894

    Furniture is an artifact so what can it tell us about culture? What social, religious, political and economic factors have shaped its form and functions? How does furniture demonstrate the transformations in private and public life across time and c…

  • A Cultural History of the Sea

    A Cultural History of the Sea

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299107

    Throughout history, how has the sea served as a site for cross-cultural exchange, trade and migration? As historians, how do the fields of naval history, maritime history and oceanic history intersect?56 experts, 48 chapters and over 1,700 pages exp…

  • A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age

    A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850263

    The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries form a very distinctive period in European food history. This was a time when enduring feudal constraints in some areas contrasted with widening geographical horizons and the emergence of a consumer society.W…

  • A Cultural History of Race

    A Cultural History of Race

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350067578

    How have definitions of race varied and changed over time? What impact have religion, science and politics had on race throughout history, and how has our concept of it been changed as a result? These ambitious questions are answered by 61 experts w…

  • A Cultural History of Genocide

    A Cultural History of Genocide

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350034600

    How has human response to genocide evolved over time? What effect has it had on our understanding of the cause and consequences of genocide? Spanning 2,800 years of human history, A Cultural History of Genocide offers the first comprehensive, interd…

  • A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age

    A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850249

    Europe was formed in the Middle Ages. The merging of the traditions of Roman-Mediterranean societies with the customs of Northern Europe created new political, economic, social and religious structures and practices. Between 500 and 1300 CE, food in…

  • A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity

    A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850232

    From Archaic Greece until the Late Roman Empire (c. 800 BCE to c. 500 CE), food was more than a physical necessity; it was a critical factor in politics, economics and culture. On the one hand, the Mediterranean landscape and climate encouraged part…

  • A Cultural History of Hair

    A Cultural History of Hair

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474232128

    How have our attitudes to hair changed over time? In what ways have new technologies influenced hair-related practices and beliefs? Is hair just about fashion or does it express social, spiritual, and cultural meanings? In a work that spans nearly 3…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857514

    Spurred by an increasingly international and competitive market, the Renaissance saw the development of many new fabrics and the use of highly prized ingredients imported from the New World. In response to a thirst for the new, fashion's pace of cha…

  • A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire

    A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850270

    The nineteenth-century West saw extraordinary economic growth and cultural change. This volume explores and explains the birth of the modern world through the food it produced and consumed. Food security vastly improved though malnutrition and famin…

  • Rome

    Rome
    av Jonathan Boardman

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566567114

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857856876

    During the medieval period, people invested heavily in looking good. The finest fashions demanded careful chemistry and compounds imported from great distances and at considerable risk to merchants; the Church became a major consumer of both the ric…

  • A Cultural History of Food in the Renaissance

    A Cultural History of Food in the Renaissance

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850256

    Food and attitudes toward it were transformed in Renaissance Europe. The period between 1300 and 1600 saw the discovery of the New World and the cultivation of new foodstuffs, as well as the efflorescence of culinary literature in European courts an…

  • Hamburg

    Hamburg
    av Matthew Jefferies

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566568463

  • A Cultural History of Law

    A Cultural History of Law

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474212854

    How have legal ideas and institutions affected Western culture? And how has the law itself been shaped by its cultural context?In a work spanning 4,500 years, these questions are addressed by 57 experts, each contributing an authoritative study of a…

  • A Cultural History of Peace

    A Cultural History of Peace

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474241359

    A Cultural History of Peace presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. The set of six volumes covers a span of 2500 years, tracing how different cultures and societies have thought about, struggled for, developed and sustain…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857856968

    Whilst seemingly simple garments such as the tunic remained staples of the classical wardrobe, sources from the period reveal a rich variety of changing styles and attitudes to clothing across the ancient world. Covering the period 500 BCE to 800 CE…

  • A Cultural History of the Emotions

    A Cultural History of the Emotions

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472515063

    Across six volumes, A Cultural History of the Emotions explores how emotions have changed over the course of human history, but also how emotions have themselves created and changed history. Emotions underpin our everyday lives and shape our mental,…

  • Sicily

    Sicily
    av Joseph Farrell

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566569521

  • A Cultural History of Work

    A Cultural History of Work

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474245036

    Winner of the 2020 PROSE Award for Multivolume Reference/HumanitiesHow has our relationship with 'work' changed for different cultures over the centuries? What effect has it had on politics, art and religion? In a work that spans 2,500 years these a…

  • A Cultural History of Western Empires

    A Cultural History of Western Empires

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474242752

    A Cultural History of Western Empires presents historians, and scholars and students of related fields, with the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the cultural history of empire from ancient times to modernity. With six highly il…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Modern Age

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Modern Age

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857856029

    Over the last century there has been a complete transformation of the fashion system. The unitary top-down fashion cycle has been replaced by the pulsations of multiple and simultaneous styles, while the speed of global production and circulation ha…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857856845

    During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the production of dress shifted dramatically from being predominantly hand-crafted in small quantities to machine-manufactured in bulk. The increasing democratization of appearances made new fashio…

  • A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age

    A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850287

    In the modern age (1920-2000), vast technological innovation spurred greater concentration, standardization, and globalization of the food supply. As advances in agricultural production in the post-World War II era propelled population growth, a sig…