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Languages of Dress in the Middle East

1st Edition

By Bruce Ingham, Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper

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240 pages

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Description

Considers how the languages of dress in the region connect with other social practices, and with political and religious conformity in particular. Treating cases as diverse as practices of veiling in Oman and dress reform laws in Turkey, these ethnographic studies extend from Malta to the ME and Caucasus.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies