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  • Fashion

    Fashion
    av Jennifer Craik

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204525

    Fashion is everywhere. It is one of the main ways in which we present ourselves to others, signaling what we want to communicate about our sexuality, wealth, professionalism, subcultural and political allegiances, social status, even our mood. It is…

  • The Anatomy of Fashion

    The Anatomy of Fashion
    av Susan J. Vincent

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207649

    Clothes take the ordinary human body and fashion it into something remarkable. Born to the same anatomical legacy, each generation has used garments to shape itself in the image of its own particular desires. Taking different body parts in turn, The…

  • Fashion's World Cities

    Fashion's World Cities

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204136

    New York, Paris, London, Milan, Tokyo. This familiar list of cities conjures up the image of high fashion. This book examines the powerful relationship between metropolitan modernity and fashion culture. The authors look at the significance of certa…

  • Fashion's World Cities

    Fashion's World Cities

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204129

    New York, Paris, London, Milan, Tokyo. This familiar list of cities conjures up the image of high fashion. This book examines the powerful relationship between metropolitan modernity and fashion culture. The authors look at the significance of certa…

  • Dressing the Elite

    Dressing the Elite
    av Susan Vincent

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737514

    Clothing occupies a complex and important position in relation to human experience. It gives form to society's ideas about the sacred and secular, about exclusion and inclusion, about age, beauty, sexuality and status. This title explores the meanin…

  • Dressing the Elite

    Dressing the Elite
    av Susan Vincent

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737460

    Clothing occupies a complex and important position in relation to human experience. Not just utilitarian, dress gives form to a society's ideas about the sacred and secular, about exclusion and inclusion, about age, beauty, sexuality and status. In…

  • The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening
    av Les Back

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845201210

    Our culture is one that speaks rather than listens. From reality TV to political rallies, there is a clamour to be heard, to narrate, and to receive attention. It reduces 'reality' to revelation and voyeurism. The Art of Listening argues that this w…

  • The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening
    av Les Back

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845201203

    Our culture is one that speaks rather than listens. From reality TV to political rallies, there is a clamour to be heard, to narrate, and to receive attention. It reduces 'reality' to revelation and voyeurism. The Art of Listening argues that this w…

  • Globalization; The Key Concepts

    Globalization; The Key Concepts
    av Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857422

    For the first time in human history, the vast majority of the world's population is connected through trade, travel, production, media and politics. Ours is an era of ubiquitous mobile communication, economic outsourcing, mass migration and imported…

  • Magic, Culture and the New Economy

    Magic, Culture and the New Economy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845200916

    What happens when economies 'heat up'? This book looks at the 1990s, years of intense economic experimentation, when buzz words such as 'network society', 'the experience economy', 'creative cities' and 'glocalization' were everywhere. A fascinating…

  • Magic, Culture and the New Economy

    Magic, Culture and the New Economy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845200909

    What happens when economies 'heat up'? This book looks at the 1990s, years of intense economic experimentation, when buzz words such as 'network society', 'the experience economy', 'creative cities' and 'glocalization' were everywhere. A fascinating…

  • Dress and Morality

    Dress and Morality
    av Aileen Ribeiro

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737828

    Moralists have raged through history against fashions which are too short, too long, too tight, too loose or too costly. This book looks at fashion extremes over the centuries, from the sexual display of the codpiece through to corsets, crinolines a…

  • Retro

    Retro
    av Adrian Franklin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857858504

    Retro may be cool, but why are we now in the middle of a love affair with objects and designs from the mid-twentieth century? What unique qualities do they share that make them so special now?Using one of the most spectacular displays of retro objec…

  • Design by IKEA

    Design by IKEA
    av Sara Kristoffersson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857858146

    Sara Kristoffersson's compelling study provides the first sustained critical history of IKEA. Kristoffersson argues that the company's commercial success has been founded on a neat alignment of the brand with a particular image of Swedish national i…

  • The Culture of Knitting

    The Culture of Knitting
    av Joanne Turney

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845205928

    From booties and scarves to art and fashion, The Culture of Knitting addresses knitting as art, craft, design, fashion and performance, and as an aspect of the everyday. Drawing on a variety of sources, including interviews with knitters from differ…

  • The Culture of Knitting

    The Culture of Knitting
    av Joanne Turney

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845205911

    From booties and scarves to art and fashion, The Culture of Knitting addresses knitting as art, craft, design, fashion and performance, and as an aspect of the everyday. Drawing on a variety of sources, including interviews with knitters from differ…

  • A History of Russian Cinema

    A History of Russian Cinema
    av Birgit Beumers

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845202156

    Film emerged in pre-Revolutionary Russia to become the 'most important of all arts' for the new Bolshevik regime and its propaganda machine. The 1920s saw a flowering of film experimentation, notably with the work of Eisenstein, and a huge growth in…

  • A History of Russian Cinema

    A History of Russian Cinema
    av Birgit Beumers

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845202149

    Film emerged in pre-Revolutionary Russia to become the 'most important of all arts' for the new Bolshevik regime and its propaganda machine. The 1920s saw a flowering of film experimentation, notably with the work of Eisenstein, and a huge growth in…

  • Museums and Communities

    Museums and Communities

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851314

    This edited volume critically engages with contemporary scholarship on museums and their engagement with the communities they purport to serve and represent. Foregrounding new curatorial strategies, it addresses a significant gap in the available li…

  • The War from within

    The War from within
    av Ute Daniel

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859731475

    This important translation looks at World War I from the perspective of German working-class women. The author demonstrates the intimate connection between 'general' social history and women's history while analyzing the dynamics between these diffe…

  • The War from within

    The War from within
    av Ute Daniel

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780854968923

    This important translation looks at World War I from the perspective of German working-class women. The author demonstrates the intimate connection between 'general' social history and women's history while analyzing the dynamics between these diffe…

  • The Rise of Brands

    The Rise of Brands
    av Liz Moor

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203849

    Brands and logos are all around us - from the clothes we wear and the objects we buy, to the advertisements which cover our cities and the celebrities created by the media. We regard the brand as a new phenomenon, something born with the consumer so…

  • The Rise of Brands

    The Rise of Brands

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203832

    Brands and logos are all around us - from the clothes we wear and the objects we buy, to the advertisements which cover our cities and the celebrities created by the media. We regard the brand as a new phenomenon, something born with the consumer so…

  • Anthropology and Theology

    Anthropology and Theology
    av Douglas Davies

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859735374

    Anthropology and Christian Theology have traditionally interpreted religion in quite different ways and have often been thought of as hostile to one another. In fact, a fundamental concern for human experience lies at the heart of both disciplines.…

  • Anthropology and Theology

    Anthropology and Theology
    av Douglas Davies

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859735329

    Anthropology and Christian Theology have traditionally interpreted religion in quite different ways and have often been thought of as hostile to one another. In fact, a fundamental concern for human experience lies at the heart of both disciplines.…

  • An Anthropology of Architecture

    An Anthropology of Architecture
    av Victor Buchli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207830

    Ever since anthropology has existed as a discipline, anthropologists have thought about architectural forms. This book provides the first overview of how anthropologists have studied architecture and the extraordinarily rich thought and data this ha…

  • Uniforms Exposed

    Uniforms Exposed
    av Jennifer Craik

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738047

    There is nothing uniform about wearing a uniform. This one article of clothing has arguably had a greater impact on the world than any other. From fascists to fashionistas, Uniforms Exposed looks at this most extraordinary of ordinary garments and i…

  • Memorial Museums

    Memorial Museums
    av Paul Williams

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204891

    The past 25 years has seen an extraordinary boom in a new kind of cultural complex: the memorial museum. These seek to research, represent, commemorate and teach on the subject of dreadful, violent histories. With World War and Holocaust memorials a…

  • Anthropology and Art Practice

    Anthropology and Art Practice

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851802

    Anthropology and Art Practice takes an innovative look at new experimental work informed by the newly-reconfigured relationship between the arts and anthropology. This practice-based and visual work can be characterised as 'art-ethnography'. In enga…

  • Mixed Emotions

    Mixed Emotions

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845200794

    Emotions are of increasing interest in all the human sciences. In the past two decades, a growing number of anthropologists have explored emotional dynamics in a variety of geographic and cultural settings, and have developed various, at times confl…

  • Mixed Emotions

    Mixed Emotions

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845200787

    Emotions are of increasing interest in all the human sciences. In the past two decades, a growing number of anthropologists have explored emotional dynamics in a variety of geographic and cultural settings, and have developed various, at times confl…

  • The Meaning of Water

    The Meaning of Water
    av Veronica Strang

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737538

    Water is the most valuable resource and the most passionately contested. Drought has become an increasingly extreme problem in many parts of the world, and it is predicted that 60% of the major cities in Europe will run short of water in the next de…

  • The Meaning of Water

    The Meaning of Water
    av Veronica Strang

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737484

    Water is the most valuable resource and the most passionately contested. Drought has become an increasingly extreme problem in many parts of the world, and it is predicted that 60% of the major cities in Europe will run short of water in the next de…

  • Religious Objects in Museums

    Religious Objects in Museums
    av Crispin Paine

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847887733

    In the past, museums often changed the meaning of icons or statues of deities from sacred to aesthetic, or used them to declare the superiority of Western society, or simply as cultural and historical evidence. The last generation has seen faith gro…

  • Education and Society in Germany

    Education and Society in Germany
    av H.J. Hahn

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859739174

    The German education system has long been admired and, at times, envied by the rest of Europe, but the history of German educational development is a turbulent one. Concentrating on the post-war German scene, this timely book examines the interrelat…

  • Education and Society in Germany

    Education and Society in Germany
    av H.J. Hahn

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859739129

    The German education system has long been admired and, at times, envied by the rest of Europe, but the history of German educational development is a turbulent one. Concentrating on the post-war German scene, this timely book examines the interrelat…

  • Extreme Metal

    Extreme Metal
    av Keith Kahn-Harris

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203993

    Extreme metal--one step beyond heavy metal--can appear bizarre or terrifying to the uninitiated. Extreme metal musicians have developed an often impenetrable sound that teeters on the edge of screaming, incomprehensible noise. Extreme metal circulat…

  • Extreme Metal

    Extreme Metal
    av Keith Kahn-Harris

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203986

    Extreme metal--one step beyond heavy metal--can appear bizarre or terrifying to the uninitiated. Extreme metal musicians have developed an often impenetrable sound that teeters on the edge of screaming, incomprehensible noise. Extreme metal circulat…

  • Empire of the Senses

    Empire of the Senses

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738634

    With groundbreaking contributions by Marshall McLuhan, Oliver Sacks, Italo Calvino and Alain Corbin, among others, Empire of the Senses overturns linguistic and textual models of interpretation and places sensory experience at the forefront of cultu…

  • Empire of the Senses

    Empire of the Senses

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738580

    With groundbreaking contributions by Marshall McLuhan, Oliver Sacks, Italo Calvino and Alain Corbin, among others, Empire of the Senses overturns linguistic and textual models of interpretation and places sensory experience at the forefront of cultu…

  • Art, Time and Technology

    Art, Time and Technology
    av Charlie Gere

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845201357

    Art, Time and Technology examines the role of art in an age of 'real time' information systems and instantaneous communication. The increasing speed of technology and of technological development since the early nineteenth century has resulted in cu…

  • Comfort, Cleanliness and Convenience

    Comfort, Cleanliness and Convenience
    av Elizabeth Shove

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736302

    Over the past few generations, expectations of comfort, cleanliness and convenience have altered radically, but these dramatic changes have largely gone unnoticed. This intriguing book brings together the sociology of consumption and technology to i…

  • Race, Place and Globalization

    Race, Place and Globalization
    av Anoop Nayak

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736098

    This work shows how social and economic change are producing new forms of cultural attachment, from the white nationalist extremities paraded by skinhead subcultures to the hybrid mulicultural exchanges displayed by urban youth.

  • The Anatomy of Fashion: Dressing the Body from the Renaissance to Today

    The Anatomy of Fashion: Dressing the Body from the Renaissance to Today
    av Susan J. Vincent

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207632

    Clothes take the ordinary human body and fashion it into something remarkable. Born to the same anatomical legacy, each generation has used garments to shape itself in the image of its own particular desires. Taking different body parts in turn, The…

  • A Phenomenology of Landscape

    A Phenomenology of Landscape
    av Christopher Tilley

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859730768

    Offers a new approach to landscape perception.This book is an extended photographic essay about topographic features of the landscape. It integrates philosophical approaches to landscape perception with anthropological studies of the significance of…

  • The Berg Companion to Fashion

    The Berg Companion to Fashion
    av Valerie Steele

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847885920

    * An essential reference for students, curators and scholars of fashion, cultural studies, and the expanding range of disciplines that see fashion as imbued with meaning far beyond the material. * Over 300 in-depth entries covering designers, articl…

  • Space Invaders

    Space Invaders
    av Nirmal Puwar

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736548

    Increasingly, women and minorities are entering fields where white male power is firmly entrenched. The spaces they come to occupy are not empty or neutral, but are imbued with history and meaning. This groundbreaking book interrogates the perniciou…

  • Space Invaders

    Space Invaders
    av Nirmal Puwar

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736593

    Increasingly, women and minorities are entering fields where white male power is firmly entrenched. The spaces they come to occupy are not empty or neutral, but are imbued with history and meaning. This groundbreaking book interrogates the perniciou…

  • Ethnography for the Internet

    Ethnography for the Internet
    av Christine Hine

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857855701

    The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online and offline are interwoven in everyday experience. Using the internet…

  • Ethnography for the Internet

    Ethnography for the Internet
    av Christine Hine

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857855046

    The internet has become embedded into our daily lives, no longer an esoteric phenomenon, but instead an unremarkable way of carrying out our interactions with one another. Online and offline are interwoven in everyday experience. Using the internet…

  • Design Studies

    Design Studies

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847882363

    Design Studies: A Reader is the ideal entry point for any student who wants to understand the many complex roles of design - as process, product, function, symbol, and use. Reflecting the diverse range of perspectives on design, the reader brings to…

  • Nudity

    Nudity
    av Ruth Barcan

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738726

    Nudity features regularly in all major media. So why is it illegal to appear naked in public? Nudity has always been paradoxical. In modern consumer culture, it is actively encouraged in some contexts, but criminal or deviant in others. Images of nu…

  • Creative Fashion Illustration

    Creative Fashion Illustration
    av Stuart McKenzie

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857858290

    Fashion illustration is skilful and inventive, and the best fashion illustrators can fulfil a brief creatively using their own unique approach. Visually-led and extremely accessible, this book is the go-to resource for anyone wanting to develop thei…

  • Visual Research Methods in Fashion

    Visual Research Methods in Fashion
    av Julia Gaimster

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847883810

    The ability to analyze and interpret visual information is essential in fashion. However, students tend to struggle with the concept of visual research, as well as with the application of that research. Visual Research Methods in Fashion provides st…

  • World Art

    World Art
    av Ben Burt

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889430

    What do we mean by 'art'? As a category of objects, the concept belongs to a Western cultural tradition, originally European and now increasingly global, but how useful is it for understanding other traditions? To understand art as a universal human…

  • World Art

    World Art
    av Ben Burt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889447

    What do we mean by 'art'? As a category of objects, the concept belongs to a Western cultural tradition, originally European and now increasingly global, but how useful is it for understanding other traditions? To understand art as a universal human…

  • Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes

    Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes
    av Michael Carter

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736067

    This title provides an interpretative overview of the groundbreaking and often idiosyncratic writings of eight theorists whose work has influenced the conceptual and theoretical basis of our contemporary understanding of clothes and the fashion syst…

  • Fashion and Textiles

    Fashion and Textiles
    av Colin Gale

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738184

    This essential book provides the first comprehensive overview of the symbiotic relationship that exists between fashion and textiles. Because textiles represent a central ingredient of fashion (as with denim jeans, for example), their interrelations…

  • Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli

    Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli
    av Ilya Parkins

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857853271

    Through a highly original and detailed analysis of the memoirs, interviews and other life writings of Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli, this book explores changing notions of femininity in the early decades of the twentieth century, when the democratiz…

  • Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema

    Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema
    av Tadao Sato

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847882301

    Kenji Mizoguchi is one of the three acclaimed masters - together with Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa - of Japanese cinema. Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema is the definitive guide to the life and work of one of the greatest film-maker…

  • Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema

    Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema
    av Tadao Sato

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847882318

    Kenji Mizoguchi is one of the three acclaimed masters - together with Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa - of Japanese cinema. Kenji Mizoguchi and the Art of Japanese Cinema is the definitive guide to the life and work of one of the greatest film-maker…

  • Sensory History

    Sensory History
    av Mark Smith

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204150

    This book can be purchased by customers in the US or Canada from the University of California Press.Sensory History introduces a topic that is rapidly becoming of enormous interest to historians--incorporating the senses into our understanding of th…

  • Design and the Question of History

    Design and the Question of History
    av Tony Fry

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857854773

    Design and the Question of History is not a work of Design History. Rather, it is a mixture of mediation, advocacy and polemic that takes seriously the directive force of design as an historical actor in and upon the world. Understanding design as a…

  • Design and the Question of History

    Design and the Question of History
    av Tony Fry

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857854766

    Design and the Question of History is not a work of Design History. Rather, it is a mixture of mediation, advocacy and polemic that takes seriously the directive force of design as an historical actor in and upon the world. Understanding design as a…

  • Fashion and Class

    Fashion and Class
    av Rachel Worth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847888150

    In what ways do changing notions of social class correspond with key developments in the history of fashion? Focusing on examples ranging from 18th-century Britain to aspects of the global fashion industry in the early 21st century, Fashion and Clas…

  • Fashion and Class

    Fashion and Class
    av Rachel Worth

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847888167

    In what ways do changing notions of social class correspond with key developments in the history of fashion? Focusing on examples ranging from 18th-century Britain to aspects of the global fashion industry in the early 21st century, Fashion and Clas…

  • Uprootings/Regroundings

    Uprootings/Regroundings

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736296

    New forms of transnational mobility and diasporic belonging have become emblematic of a supposed 'global' condition of uprootedness. Yet much recent theorizing of our so-called 'postmodern' life emphasizes movement and fluidity without interrogating…

  • Uprootings/Regroundings

    Uprootings/Regroundings

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736241

    New forms of transnational mobility and diasporic belonging have become emblematic of a supposed 'global' condition of uprootedness. Yet much recent theorizing of our so-called 'postmodern' life emphasizes movement and fluidity without interrogating…

  • Scandinavian Design

    Scandinavian Design

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889119

    Scandinavian design is still seen as democratic, functional and simple, its products exemplifying the same characteristics now as they have done since the 1950s. But both the essence and the history of Scandinavian design are much more complex than…

  • Scandinavian Design

    Scandinavian Design

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889126

    Scandinavian design is still seen as democratic, functional and simple, its products exemplifying the same characteristics now as they have done since the 1950s. But both the essence and the history of Scandinavian design are much more complex than…

  • Design History

    Design History
    av Kjetil Fallan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847885371

    Design History has become a complex and wide-ranging discipline. It now examines artefacts from conception to development, production, mediation, and consumption. Over the last few decades, the discipline has developed a diverse range of theories an…

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Cultural Revolutions
    av Leora Auslander

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845202613

    The revolutions in the England, North America, and France ushered in the modern political age. Cultural Revolutions analyzes the place of material culture, ritual, and everyday life during these revolutions, providing a fresh and engaging interpreta…

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Cultural Revolutions
    av Leora Auslander

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845202606

    The revolutions in the England, North America, and France ushered in the modern political age. Cultural Revolutions analyzes the place of material culture, ritual, and everyday life during these revolutions, providing a fresh and engaging interpreta…