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Bari, Shahidha K

Summary: "For readers of Women in Clothes, a philosophical guide to fashion. We all get dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of our clothes in our world? What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dress every day? Can a philosophy of living be wrapped up in a winter coat? Can we see clothes not as objects, but as ideas? Dressed is the thinking person's book about clothes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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Leaman, Oliver

Summary: "An extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. including concepts from: Zoroastrianism, Sufism, Concucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, & Buddhism."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 LEA

Kann, Victoria

Summary: Pinkalicious: school rules!: "It's time for school! Pinkalicious usually likes school, but she thinks of something to make it even better. Pinkalicious brings her imaginary unicorn, Goldie, to class one day. With her companion by her side, school rules!" -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Kan

Linett, Andrea

Summary: Trendsetter Andrea Linett has that rare ability to distill fashion talk into advice that everyone can follow, and in this book she shares the style wisdom she's gathered over years of working in the fashion industry. Here is only the content that matters: wardrobe classics, leather, denim, suits, dressing in black and white, dressing up, getting the right fit, layering, accessories, and hair....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 LIN

London, Stacy.

Summary: The author, the style savant cohost of TLC's What Not to Wear examines the universal obstacles all women, including herself, put in their way. With her unique talent for seeing past disastrous wardrobes to the core emotional issues that caused these sartorial crises, she has transformed not only the looks but also the lives of hundreds of guests who have appeared on What Not to Wear. Now for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

Timmermeister, Kurt.

Summary: A restaurateur details the hard work involved with starting a dairy farm and describes a feast that was two years in the making, using only vegetables he harvested and animals he raised to supply the meal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59797 TIM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.59797 TIM

Adamson, Peter

Summary: In the history of philosophy, few topics are so relevant to today's cultural and political landscape as philosophy in the Islamic world. Yet, this remains one of the lesser-known philosophical traditions. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Adamson explores the history of philosophy among Muslims, Jews, and Christians living in Islamic lands, from its historical background to thinkers in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 181.07 ADA

Lowe, Scott

Summary: "About how the manipulation of human hair holds fascinating symbolic meanings and provokes profound visceral impacts in all cultures of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Academic 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 LOV

Page, Scott E.

Summary: Professor Scott E. Page from University of Michigan introduces you to complexity science. You learn how this vibrant and still evolving discipline helps you understand the nature and behavior of systems formed of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 UND
Call number: DVD 302.3 UND

Moore, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 MOO

Cox, Caroline

Summary: "Since the early 20th century, city sidewalks have become runways where idiosyncratic modes of dressing are presented, consumed, and exported. Their messages include resistance, solidarity, subversion, social transformation, or musical affiliation, and a group of like-minded individuals can create a powerful sartorial force. Organized by continent and with 600 color images, The World Atlas of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: published in association with Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 COX

Mallis, Fern

Summary: "No topic is off-limits to Fern Mallis, award-winning creator of the Fashion Week in New York, when she hosts 'Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis' at New York's prestigious 92nd Street Y, a series of riveting in-depth interviews with the fashion industry's most talented, successful, and legendary personalities. Featuring nineteen inspiring interviews with American fashion luminaries, this engaging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli International Publicatoins, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 643.9 MAL

Summary: Paris, Capital of Fashion accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), New York's only museum dedicated solely to the art of fashion. This lavishly-illustrated book is edited by MFIT's director and chief curator, Valerie Steele, also the author of the acclaimed Paris Fashion: A Cultural History. This new book opens with an important essay on how and why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Visual Arts 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.92 PAR

Levete, Sarah

Summary: "In this highly visual title, readers will find out where fashion trends originate, learn about cutting-edge technologies such as digital prints and smart clothing, and discover how to use up-cycling to create original fashion statements. They will also learn about choosing patterns and textiles, and be instructed on how to do design techniques such as basic sewing, beading, and stenciling. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 746.9 LEV

Taylor, Chloe

Summary: Zoey is excited about her summer plans that include a chance to meet her favorite designer and her first time at camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAY

Byers, William

Contents: Turing on the light -- The light of ambiguity. Ambiguity in mathematics -- The contradictory in mathematics -- Paradoxes and mathematics : infinity and the real numbers -- More paradoxes of infinity : geometry, cardinality, and beyond -- The light as idea. The idea as an organizing principle -- Ideas, logic, and paradox -- Great ideas -- The light and the eye of the beholder. The truth of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 BYE

Dakers, Diane.

Summary: Biography of fashion designer Vera Wang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAN

Slee, Natasha

Summary: "Hold onto your hats and lace up your boots; we're off on a fashion adventure! Travel through 25 scenes in fashion history, circling the globe with your two young stylish travel companions--one boy and one girl, dressed the part in every picture. Each lavishly illustrated scene captures the mood and style of a unique time and place, accompanied by a trove of fashion history facts."--Publisher's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.009 SLE

Hardy, Grant

Summary: "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE
Call number: DVD 109 GRE

Summary: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art introduces a new fashion exhibition with a gala event every year on the first Monday of May. A grand fashion and cultural exhibit fundraiser for the museum's Costume Institute, the event is attended by A-list celebrities. The film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the the exhibition "China: Behind the Look Glass," conceived and organized by Met curator...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Nadler, Steven M.

Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 741.5 NAD

Givhan, Robin.

Summary: "Conceived as a fundraiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, the world's elite gathered in Versailles' grand theater to view a fashion extravaganza of the best that French and American designers had to offer, while being entertained by LizaMinnelli and Josephine Baker. What they saw would forever alter the history of fashion. At the Battle of Versailles five Americans--Oscar de la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 GIV

Summary: An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IRI

Summary: "[This film] follows the events leading up to the iconic fashion effrontery at the Chateau de Versailles on November 28, 1973 ... when five French designers--Givenchy, Cardin, YSL, Ungaro and Dior took on five American designers (Halston, Bill Blass, Anne Klein, Oscar de la Renta and Stephen Burrows) in a fashion showdown to save the palace"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VER

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