Fashioned Selves

Fashioned Selves
Author : Megan Cifarelli
Publisher : Oxbow Books Limited
Total Pages : 256
Release : 2019-05-15
ISBN 10 : 1789252547
ISBN 13 : 9781789252545
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fashioned Selves Book Description:

Presents a wide ranging examination of the social roles of dressed bodies in ancient contexts, texts, and images.

Fashioned Selves
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Megan Cifarelli
Categories: Clothing and dress
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

Presents a wide ranging examination of the social roles of dressed bodies in ancient contexts, texts, and images.
Selves in Time and Place
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Debra Skinner, Alfred Pach III, Dorothy Holland
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-02 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Recently anthropology has turned to accounts of persons-in-history/history-in-persons, focusing on how individuals and groups as agents both fashion and are fashioned by social, political, and cultural discourses and practices. In this approach, power, agency, and history are made explicit as individuals and groups work to constitute themselves in relation to
Care of the Self
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Pavol Sucharek, Lívia Flachbartová
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-13 - Publisher: BRILL

Care of the Self: Ancient Problematizations of Life and Contemporary Thought, by Lívia Flachbartová, Pavol Sucharek, and Vladislav Suvák, focus on different manifestations of “taking care of the self” present in ancient and contemporary thought.
Dress in Mediterranean Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Alicia J. Batten, Kelly Olson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Insights from anthropology, religious studies, biblical studies, sociology, classics, and Jewish studies are here combined to provide a cutting-edge guide to dress and religion in the Greco-Roman World and the Mediterranean basin. Clothing, jewellery, cosmetics, and hairstyles are among the many aspects examined to show the variety of functions of
Worked Up Selves
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: E. Swan
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-27 - Publisher: Springer

Drawing upon current literature on the history and politics of therapeutic cultures and upon original, qualitative research this book was produced in response to rapidly growing interest in the rise of 'new' HRD practices such as coaching, 'soft skills' training and personal development training.