The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion. London

By Jennifer Craik, "The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bookmas at March 25, 2009
By Jennifer Craik, "The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion"

By Jennifer Craik, «The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion»
  Routledge | ISBN: 0415052629 | 1994-01-03 | PDF | 249 pages | 8,20 Mb

This book examines fashion from the role of the supermodel in the beauty business to the significance of cosmetics, perfumes and male fashions. Clearly written and accessible it argues that it is wrong to see fashion as the expression of haute couture. Instead what is judged to be fahionable emerges from a number of different sources in society. It will be required reading for students of culture and society.
Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research [Repost]

Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham
English | 14 Jun. 2017 | ISBN: 3319328735 | 304 Pages | PDF | 16.18 MB

Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode’s Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to the philosopher Georg Hegel’s 1801 thesis that there could be no planets between Mars and Jupiter. By 1804 that gap was not only filled but had three residents: Ceres, Pallas and Juno!

The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia: (Post)Socialism and Its Other  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at July 12, 2017
The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia: (Post)Socialism and Its Other

The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia: (Post)Socialism and Its Other by Dijana Jelača
English | 1 Aug. 2017 | ISBN: 3319474812 | 359 Pages | PDF | 3.57 MB

This edited volume explores the cultural life of capitalism during socialist and post-socialist times within the geopolitical context of the former Yugoslavia.

Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at June 15, 2017
Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham
English | 14 Jun. 2017 | ISBN: 3319328735 | 304 Pages | PDF | 16.18 MB

Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode’s Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to the philosopher Georg Hegel’s 1801 thesis that there could be no planets between Mars and Jupiter.

Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at May 23, 2017
Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy

Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy by Mary Tomer
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1599952580 | 248 pages | EPUB | 39 MB

Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at April 6, 2017
Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature

Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature by Sharon Kinoshita
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0812239199 | 320 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

Football and the Boundaries of History: Critical Studies in Soccer  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at March 17, 2017
Football and the Boundaries of History: Critical Studies in Soccer

Football and the Boundaries of History: Critical Studies in Soccer by Brenda Elsey
English | 20 May 2017 | ISBN: 134995005X | 384 Pages | PDF | 6.46 MB

The essays in this volume use football to create a dialogue between history and other disciplines, including art criticism, philosophy, and political science. The study of football provides fertile ground for interdisciplinary initiatives and this volume explores the disciplinary boundaries that are shifting “beneath our feet.”
Heidegger and a Metaphysics of Feeling: Angst and the Finitude of Being (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

Heidegger and a Metaphysics of Feeling: Angst and the Finitude of Being (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) by Sharin N. Elkholy
English | 2008 | ISBN: 0826498752 | 176 Pages | PDF | 713.81 KB

Fashion, Design and Events (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 8, 2017
Fashion, Design and Events (repost)

Fashion, Design and Events by Kim Williams and Jennifer Laing
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415627206 | 224 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Print, Publicity, and Popular Radicalism in the 1790s: The Laurel of Liberty (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

Print, Publicity, and Popular Radicalism in the 1790s: The Laurel of Liberty (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism) by Jon Mee
English | June 7, 2016 | ISBN: 1107133610 | 296 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Jon Mee explores the popular democratic movement that emerged in the London of the 1790s in response to the French Revolution. Central to the movement's achievement was the creation of an idea of 'the people' brought into being through print and publicity. Radical clubs rose and fell in the face of the hostile attentions of government.