Disrobed : how clothing predicts economic cycles, saves lives, and determines the future / Syl Tang
- Tang, Syl
- Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 167 pages ; 24 cm
- Machine generated contents note: Introducing the central idea of the book: Clothing is a bellwether, a canary in a coal mine, a tool -- 1.Are You Wearing Your Lucky Jersey? -- Using clothing to read others' minds and thoughts -- 2.You Already Know If That's A Fake In The Museum -- How clothing is linked to worldwide cons in science and finance -- 3.Bankers' Wives Are Laundering Money -- How resale shops just happen to forecast recessions -- 4.Not Shopping Could Save The Planet -- We are running out of drinking water, and how our retail behaviors could solve that -- 5.Is Your Cotton Shirt Causing Starvation? -- Food or clothing; we might not be able to have both -- 6.Can Clothing Save The Lives Of Millions? -- Can existing wearable technology alter the death rate of natural disasters forever? -- 7.Burkinis And The Clash Of Civilizations -- How terrorism, clothing, and travel became inextricably linked.
- 9781442270992 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1442270993 hardcover ; alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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