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Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Fashion: A Very Short Introduction  

Rebecca Arnold

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199547906
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction presents fashion's myriad influences and manifestations. Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, ... More
Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction

Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction  

James Naremore

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
Published Online: 
Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191834035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198791744.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198791744
Film noir is usually associated with a series of darkly seductive Hollywood thrillers from the 1940s and 1950s—shadowy, black-and-white pictures about private eyes, femme fatales, outlaw ... More
Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Humour: A Very Short Introduction  

Noël Carroll

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779886
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199552221.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552221
Humour: A Very Short Introduction considers the relation of humour to emotion and cognition, explores the value of humour in its social functions, and examines the leading ... More
Identity: A Very Short Introduction

Identity: A Very Short Introduction  

Florian Coulmas

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
Published Online: 
Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191867033
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198828549
The term identity is used ubiquitously, but rarely explained. What exactly is identity? Identity: A Very Short Introduction provides a survey of the many faces of the concept of identity, ... More
Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction  

Anna Cento Bull

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Published Online: 
Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780191793332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198726517
Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction addresses the question of what modernity means to Italy and explores the extent to which modernity still represents a shared vision ... More
Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian Reader

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Published Online: 
Apr 2015
eISBN: 
9780191787577
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198718222
Pilgrimage is found in most religious cultures and pilgrimage sites around the world—including Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Lourdes in France, and Shikoku in Japan—attract millions of pilgrims ... More

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