Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-22 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Originally published in 1902, the now-rare guide counsels the cultivation of charm and social standing through the subtle art of dress. Illustrated topics include corsets, petticoats, hats, jewelry, footwear, and accessories.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge
This book explores the mythology woven around the Soviet secret police and the Russian cult of state security that has emerged from it. Tracing the history of this mythology from the Soviet period through to its revival in contemporary post-Soviet Russia, the volume argues that successive Russian regimes have sponsored
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The sanctuary dedicated to Diana at Aricia flourished from the Bronze age to the second century CE. From its archaic beginnings in the wooded crater beside the lake known as the 'mirror of Dianea' it grew into a grand Hellenistic-style complex that attracted crowds of pilgrims and the sick. Diana