Books by Publisher: Berg Publishers

    Food and Identity in the Caribbean

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    This collection of original essays explores food and identity in the Caribbean, as contemporary political and economic changes impact upon culinary identities. Through rich ethnographies, the volume reveals how connections between food and identity persist and evolve against the odds.

    Fashion and Orientalism

    By Adam Geczy

    Paperback £21.95

    This timely and groundbreaking book shows the extent of the influence that the Orient had, and continues to have, on fashion, and reveals the extent of cross-pollination, exchange and multiple translation that has taken place between East and West for the last five hundred years.

    Chinese Fashion Industry

    Paperback Save £4.04 = £21.95

    This is the first anthropological study of the contemporary Chinese fashion and textile industries from high-end designer clothing to mass manufacture.

    Wartime Fashion

    By Geraldine Howell

    Paperback £24.20

    Wartime Fashion is a detailed overview of the impact of the war on women's dress in Britain, from haute couture to recycled and rationed fashion.

    Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture: Volume 16, Issue 4

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    Fashion Theory takes as its starting point a definition of 'fashion' as the cultural construction of the embodied identity. It provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the analysis of cultural phenomena ranging from foot binding to fashion advertising.

    Fashion and Cultural Studies

    By Susan B. Kaiser

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    Fashion and Cultural Studies addresses the growing interaction between the two fields. Bridging theory and practice, it draws on cultural diversity in fashion, dress and style in the context of globalization and its varied cultural-historical underpinnings.

    Journal of Modern Craft: Issue 3

    By Edward S. Cooke

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    The Journal of Modern Craft is the first peer-reviewed academic journal to provide an interdisciplinary and international form in its subject area.

    Fashion and Cultural Studies

    By Susan B. Kaiser

    Paperback Save £2.94 = £24.05

    Fashion and Cultural Studies addresses the growing interaction between the two fields. Bridging theory and practice, it draws on cultural diversity in fashion, dress and style in the context of globalization and its varied cultural-historical underpinnings.

    The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

    By Christine Schmidt

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    The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk documents the modern swimsuit's trajectory from men's underwear and circus/performance wear to its unique niche in world fashion, providing an historical, sociological and cultural context in which to view the swimsuit.

    The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

    By Christine Schmidt

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk documents the modern swimsuit's trajectory from men's underwear and circus/performance wear to its unique niche in world fashion, providing an historical, sociological and cultural context in which to view the swimsuit.

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