Encyclopedia of National Dress Traditional Clothing around the World 2 volumes

National costumes or attire considered traditional is used for special performances, folkloric dances, and patriotic events by Costa Rican and Panamanian citizens alike in and outside of their countries. Panama's national dress—the ...

Encyclopedia of National Dress  Traditional Clothing around the World  2 volumes

This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture and history. • Contributions from over 50 experts in their field • Dozens of photographs • A bibliographic listing of further reading and references with each section

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Encyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing around the World [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 813
Authors: Jill Condra
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-09 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture and history. • Contributions from over 50 experts in their field • Dozens of photographs • A bibliographic listing of
Encyclopedia of National Dress
Language: en
Pages: 813
Authors: Jill Condra
Categories: Clothing and dress
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Examines clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.
Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1366
Authors: Toyin Falola Ph.D., Daniel Jean-Jacques
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-14 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

These volumes offer a one-stop resource for researching the lives, customs, and cultures of Africa's nations and peoples. • Supplies entries that are more extensive than in most comparable encyclopedic works • Arranges content alphabetically by country, then by topic, with suggestions for further reading following each • Includes contributions
Encyclopedia of Sacred Places, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 681
Authors: Norbert C. Brockman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-13 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Now thoroughly revised and updated, this encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture. • Over 300 A–Z entries covering sites and pilgrimages sacred to the world's major religious traditions •
Earth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 877
Authors: Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-03 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This unusual encyclopedia brings together in-depth information on more than 450 natural geographic features from around the world and offers an array of creative tools to promote critical thinking and classroom discussion. • Provides a one-stop reference for students of geography and environmental and earth sciences • Offers global coverage