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Hair Story - 9781250046574

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  • Product code: AIYQW
  • ISBN: 9781250046574
  • Publisher: Griffin Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.2cm x 15.6cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 17/02/2014

Hair Story (Paperback)

Hair Story - 9781250046574

Ayana Byrd


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Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, Blacks in America continue to have a complex and convoluted relationship with their hair. From the antebellum practice of shaving the head in an attempt to pass as a "free" person to the 1998 uproar over a White third-grade teacher's reading of the book Nappy Hair, the issues surrounding Black hair continue to linger as we enter the twenty-first century. Tying the personal to the political and the popular, Hair Story takes a chronological look at the culture behind the ever-changing state of Black hair - from fifteenth-century Africa to the present-day United States. Hair Story is the book that Black Americans can use as a benchmark for tracing a unique aspect of their history, and it's a book that people of all races will celebrate as the reference guide for understanding Black hair.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AIYQW
  • ISBN: 9781250046574
  • Publisher: Griffin Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.2cm x 15.6cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 17/02/2014

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