9780743453264

The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes

ISBN 10: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Publisher: Washington Square Pr
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
A French scholar and author of Blue: The History of a Color presents a witty cultural and social history of stripes, from the medieval prejudice against stripes to the present day, looking at the frequently negative attitude and connotations of stripes. Reprint.

 

The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes: Search Results

1.
DEVIL'S CLOTH (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Simon and Schuster. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0743453263

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.28
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
2.
Devil S Cloth, the (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780743453264)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: SIMON SCHUSTER, United States, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 177 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Throughout the ages, the stripe has made its mark in mysterious ways. From prisoners uniforms to tailored suits, a street sign to a set of sheets, Pablo Picasso to Saint Joseph, stripes have always made a bold statement. But the boundary that separates the good stripe from the bad is often blurred. Why, for instance, were stripes associated with the devil during the Middle Ages? How did stripes come to symbolize freedom and unity after the American and French revolutions? When did the stripe become a standard in men s fashion? In the stripe, writes author Michel Pastoureau, there is something that resists enclosure within systems. So before putting on that necktie or waving your country s flag, look to The Devil s Cloth for a colorful history of the stripe in all its variety, controversy, and connotation. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780743453264

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
3.
The Devil's Cloth (ISBN: 9780743453264)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 4

Book Description: Washington Square Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780743453264

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.04
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
4.
The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Washington Square Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0743453263

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.12
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
5.
The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: Booklot COM LLC (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Washington Square Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0743453263 Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # Z0743453263ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.09
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
6.
The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: BookShop4U (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Washington Square Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0743453263 Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # Z0743453263ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.09
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
7.
Devil S Cloth, the (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780743453264)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: SIMON SCHUSTER, United States, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 177 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Throughout the ages, the stripe has made its mark in mysterious ways. From prisoners uniforms to tailored suits, a street sign to a set of sheets, Pablo Picasso to Saint Joseph, stripes have always made a bold statement. But the boundary that separates the good stripe from the bad is often blurred. Why, for instance, were stripes associated with the devil during the Middle Ages? How did stripes come to symbolize freedom and unity after the American and French revolutions? When did the stripe become a standard in men s fashion? In the stripe, writes author Michel Pastoureau, there is something that resists enclosure within systems. So before putting on that necktie or waving your country s flag, look to The Devil s Cloth for a colorful history of the stripe in all its variety, controversy, and connotation. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780743453264

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
8.
The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: Russell Books (Victoria, BC, Canada)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 4

Book Description: Washington Square Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0743453263 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # ING9780743453264

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.99
From Canada to U.S.A.
9.
The Devil's Cloth : A History of Stripes (ISBN: 0743453263 / 0-7434-5326-3)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Washington Square Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0743453263

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.14
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
10.
The Devils Cloth : A History of Stripes (ISBN: 9780743453264)
Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN 10: 0743453263
ISBN 13: 9780743453264
Bookseller: BuySomeBooks (Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Throughout the ages, the stripe has made its mark in mysterious ways. From prisoners uniforms to tailored suits, a street sign to a set of sheets, Pablo Picasso to Saint Joseph, stripes have always made a bold statement. But the boundary that separates the good stripe from the bad is often blurred. Why, for instance, were stripes associated with the devil during the Middle Ages How did stripes come to symbolize freedom and unity after the American and French revolutions When did the stripe become a standard in mens fashion In the stripe, writes author Michel Pastoureau, there is something that resists enclosure within systems. So before putting on that necktie or waving your countrys flag, look to The Devils Cloth for a colorful history of the stripe in all its variety, controversy, and connotation. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780743453264

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.96
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book