" 'Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible' is the first monograph to treat dress and adornment in biblical literature in the English language, moving beyond a description of these aspects of ancient life to encompass notions of interpersonal relationships and personhood"
" The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile and dress studies by discussing archaeological, iconographical and textual evidence within a broad geographical and chronological spectrum. The thirteen chapters explore issues, such as the analysis of textile tools, especially spindle whorls, and textile imprints for reconstructing textile production in contexts as different as Neolithic Transylvania, the Early Bronze Age North Aegean and the Early Iron Age Eastern Mediterranean. "
" Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across the Middle East, Turkey, and Central Asia. This vast region has been the focus of population movements, exploration, and trade for thousands of years and is home to a wealth of textile traditions. "
"Pious Fashion defines modesty in Islamic dress as an ever-changing social practice among Muslim women who--much like non-Muslim women--create from a range of available clothing items and accessories styles they think will look both appropriate and attractive.