Hair Story

by Ayana Byrd
Hair Story
  • ISBN-13: 9781250046574
  • Author(s): Ayana Byrd
  • Editor(s): Ayana Byrd
  • Subject: Cultural studies|cultural studies
  • Publisher: St Martins Press Group
  • Imprint: St Martins Press
  • Publication Date: 10-03-2014
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, the issues surrounding Black hair in America 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. It is celebrated as a reference guide for understanding Black hair.
About the book

Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, the issues surrounding Black hair in America 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. It is celebrated as a reference guide for understanding Black hair.