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Reviews of selected new acquisitions for the TRC library, June 2017

For the latest book reviews of selected new acquisitions for the TRC library, click here. The list discusses the titles listed below. For the full digital catalogue of the TRC library, click here.

  • ALTMAN, Patricia B. and Caroline D. WEST (1992). Threads of Identity: Maya Costume of the 1960s in Highland Guatemala.
  • BALAKRISHNAN, Usha R and Thomas K. SELIGMAN (2017). Enduring Splendor: Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert.
  • BARBER, Elizabeth Wayland and Barbara Belle SLOAN (eds; 2013). Resplendent Dress from Southeastern Europe: A History in Layers.
  • ENSS, Chris (2006). How the West Was Worn: Bustles and Buckskins on the Wild Frontier.  
  • HERINGA, Rens (2010). Nini Towok’s Spinning Wheel: Cloth and the Cycle of Life in Kerek, Java.
  • HOPKINS, Alan and Vanessa HOPKINS (2015). Footwear: Shoes and Boots from the Hopkins Collection.
  • GEORGE-WARREN, Holly and Michelle FREEDMAN (2006). How the West was Worn: A History of Western Wear.
  • KUSIMBA, Chapurukha M., J., Claire ODLAND and Bennet BRONSON (eds; 2007), Unwrapping the Textile Traditions of Madagascar.
  • PLOMP, Michiel and Martin SONNABEND (2017). Watteau.
  • YEROUSHALMI, David (2012). Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews. 

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The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
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