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Traditional Turkish Women’s Dress: A Source of Common Understandings for Expected Behaviors

Folk Dress in Europe and Anatolia : Beliefs about Protection and Fertility

Berg Publishers, 1999

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...Dress, a pervasive part of every culture, is one of the most fascinating and rewarding sources of information about the structure and meaning of women’s lives and the lives of all those in the cultural units in which they live. Women...

The Role of Scents and the Body in Turkey

Dress Sense : Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes

Berg, 2007

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...The body emits natural scents and smells from clothing such as leather and textiles, from odors that permeate those supplements, from fragrances that we add in products applied to the hair, skin, or inside the mouth, and from products...

Introduction to Dress and Fashion in Central and Southwest Asia

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood is Director of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Dress is what people wear and do to their bodies in order to indicate who they are, to provide information about their identity. Dress includes permanent changes or modifications to the body such as tattoos and piercings as well...

The Middle East and Africa

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Map of the Middle East and Africa.After reading this chapter, you should be able to:Identify retail risks and opportunities in emerging markets.Explain about retail start-ups and the reinvention of retail.Identify the largest mall...

Dress and Hadiths (“Traditions” or Sayings Attributed to the Prophet Mohammed)

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood is Director of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The hadiths (“narratives”) are traditions relating to the words and actions of the Islamic prophet Mohammed, an event or action that had his tacit approval, or something done in his presence. Most hadiths refer to Mohammed, but sometimes...

Arab Men’s Dress in the Eastern Mediterranean

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Arab men’s clothing, for village, seminomadic, and nomadic groups, was somewhat similar throughout the eastern Mediterranean from the medieval period through the end of the twentieth century; the basic men’s wardrobe included long pants...

Turkish Fashion Designers

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The Ottoman Empire was at the center of interactions between the Eastern and Western worlds for six centuries and was, in many respects, an Islamic successor to earlier Mediterranean empires, especially the Roman Empire and the Byzantine...

Climate, Geography, and Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Southwest and Central Asia are geographical terms that, taken together, refer to an immense extent of land, which stretches from the Bosphorus in the northwest to the Indus valley in the southeast. Its other extremes are Yemen...
...In the last decade, an urban Islamic consumptionscape, in part opposing and in part imitating the secular consumption practices, has emerged in Turkey. Islamic-style clothing stores and fashion shows, fitness and beauty centres targeted...

Regional Dress of Afghanistan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Afghanistan is a country that developed out of a Pashtun kingdom that was founded in the middle of the eighteenth century. The Pashtun form an ethnic group that still constitutes the majority in the modern Islamic Republic of Afghanistan...