1st Edition

Languages of Dress in the Middle East





ISBN 9780700706716
Published August 24, 1997 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book 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.