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Perspectives on Muslim Dress in Poland: A Tatar View

Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Compared to that of many EU countries, the Muslim population in Poland is very small, estimated at between 25,000 and 40,000, which is less than 0.1 per cent of the population. This marginal number does not mean that their presence...

Polish Fashion in the 1920s and 1930s

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Regaining national sovereignty in 1918 brought new political, social, economic, and cultural possibilities for the Poles. However, the new political independence did not mark a turning point in terms of the evolution of dress. For many...

Gesture, Ritual, and Social Order in Sixteenth- to Eighteenth-Century Poland

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

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...Source: Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg (eds) A Cultural History of Gesture: from Antiquity to the Present Day (Polity Press, 1991), 190–209.From the sixteenth to the eighteenth century a well developed ritual of gestures was an important...

Poland: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...It is generally considered that peasants’ dress became distinct from that of other classes beginning in the fifteenth century. Dress quickly became a symbol of group values. A phenomenon typical in Polish folk culture was the borrowing...

Poland: Urban Dress up to 1900

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...In the early sixteenth century, Renaissance styles became popular in Poland, with Eastern influences emerging from the union between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Hungarian connections were likewise significant...

Geography and Climate: East Central Europe, the Baltic Countries, Russia, and the Caucasus

Pamela Smith

Pamela Smith is an independent writer, editor and speaker. She regularly contributes to magazines such as Embroidery and Selvedge and other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Central and East Europe extend from northern Germany to Russia’s Pacific coast. The expanse occupied today by Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia is punctuated only by the Ural Mountains. A wooded upland...

Other Horsemen from the East: Uhlans and Cossacks

Thomas S. Abler

Thomas Abler, University of Waterloo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hinterland Warriors and Military Dress : European Empires and Exotic Uniforms

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...He saw the lances rise and fall for a moment, and a friend of his went down. The horses began to rear and bite and kick, and man after man went down among their feet and he saw them trying to ward off the lances with their hands...

Polish Urban Dress in Transition from Socialism to Post-Socialism

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Material poverty and dramatically changed social structures influenced most Polish dress in the immediate postwar period. Because ethnic minorities had been either deported or exterminated and because both the Nazis and the Soviets had...

Point-of-Purchase Display

Martin M. Pegler

Martin M. Pegler has been in the field of visual merchandising and store design for over fifty years and has authored and edited more than seventy books. He is an international lecturer on Display, Visual Merchandising and Store Design and an editor of the quarterly publication, Retail Design International. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne Kong

Visual Merchandising and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The Glossary, Barnes and Noble. Design: Eric Williams RPG, New York City. After you Have Read this Chapter, You Will be Able to Discuss displays that are considered POP (point of purchase) reasons for the use of POP by retailers functions...

Polish Youth Fashion under Socialism

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...After World War II, the Polish United Workers’ Party came to power in Poland. For the Communist authorities, educating young people in the Marxist and Leninist spirit was of particular importance. A Communist teenager was obliged...