* The story behind Bo Derek's controversial cornrows and the range of reactions they garnered.Major figures in the history of Black hair are presented, from early hair-care entrepreneurs Annie Turnbo Malone and Madam C. J. Walker to unintended hair heroes like Angela Davis and Bob Marley. 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. I am nowhere near finished, but I felt a strong urge to write a review now, because only moments earlier I broke down into tears from what I read of this book. Not the end of the world, but the pages feel like newsprint paper. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 2001. vii. Reviewed in the United States on May 9, 2016. Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2019, This book is really deep. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Corpus ID: 188076677. Ayana D. Byrd and Lori L. Tharps. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Enter your zip code below to purchase from an indie close to you. “[An] entertaining and concise survey . Sehr empfehlenswert für alle die über Schwarzes Haar verfügen und die Geschichte von Schwarzem Haar näher verstehen wollen! After reading this comprehensive tale, people will walk away with a whole new appreciation for Black hair and all of its wonder and power.” —Lloyd Boston, author of Men of Color: Fashion, History, Fundamentals“From antiquity to the present day, Black hair has been both ornamentation and a medium of artistic expression. At the same time, its changing political and cultural values have often mirrored the current social climate. Habe es für Uni-Arbeiten verwendet, super Literatur! This book begins where African American history begins, the tribes of Africa and the pride that was once held in black hair. "Hair Story presents an absorbing rendition of American history told through Black hair. "—Lloyd Boston, author of Reviewed in the United States on January 10, 2019. Online and in-store stock may differ. Something went wrong. St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250046574, 272pp. St. Martin's Griffin; 2nd Edition (April 15, 2014), Reviewed in the United States on May 2, 2015. It's a great read and will take you no time to get through it. At the same time, its changing political and cultural values have often mirrored the current social climate. Celebrities, stylists, and cultural critics weigh in on the burgeoning sociopolitical issues surrounding Black hair, from the historically loaded terms "good" and "bad" hair, to Black hair in the workplace, to mainstream society's misrepresentation and misunderstanding of kinky locks.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. Molto bello ed istruttivo, aiuta veramente a capire come la storia dei capelli Afro, abbia inciso e continua ad incidere sulle nostre vite. The history, social attitudes, economics and politics of black women’s hair history are included in this well written book. There was a problem loading your book clubs. A chronological look at the culture and politics behind the ever-changing state of Black hair from fifteenth-century Africa to the present-day United States, it ties the personal to the political and the popular.Read about:* Why Black American slaves used items like axle grease and eel skin to straighten their hair. As a biracial woman, I found this book fascinating.. Once you complete the book I'm sure you'll have a greater respect for the legacy of our ancestors and their struggles, Hair Story Untangling the Rotts of Black Hair, Reviewed in the United States on May 31, 2017. Beautiful work. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 14, 2015. I would highly recommend this book. It continues with how the pride and care put into Black hair was demolished during the middle passage and the beginnings of s Reviewed in the United States on March 14, 2015, I absolutely LOVE this book. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I absolutely love this book! . Please try again. * How a Mexican chemist straightened Black hair using his formula for turning sheep's wool into a minklike fur. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Find all the books, read about the author, and more. After reading this comprehensive tale, people will walk away with a whole new appreciation for Black hair and all of its wonder and power. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Will change your entire prospective on hair, culture and history..EXCELLENT every beauty school student should read this book, Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2014, I have spent an entire life trying to educate Black women on the fact that their hair is beautiful. “[An] entertaining and concise survey . Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Please try again. I love this book. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. A student of African American and women's studies for decades, I was surprised to discover so much I didn't know about the history of Black hair. Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America. The point being natural Black hair is beautiful and should not be shame filled. A book that successfully balances popular appeal with historical accuracy.” —Publishers Weekly“Taps into the art and history of how Black hair is perceived in America in a way that will no doubt be relevant for generations to come.” —The Source“Hair Story presents an absorbing rendition of American history told through Black hair. Hair Story is a historical and anecdotal exploration of Black Americans' tangled hair roots. This is a fascinating, very thorough and informative narrative. This edition is on cheap paper stock. 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 African American hair continue to linger as we enter the twenty-first century.Hair Story is a historical and anecdotal exploration of Black Americans' tangled hair roots. * How the Afro evolved from militant style to mainstream fashion trend. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. 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 African American hair continue to linger as we enter the twenty-first century.Hair Story is a historical and anecdotal exploration of Black Americans' tangled hair roots. * What prompted the creation of the Jheri curl and the popular style's fall from grace. However, I hope that Black women don't make the choice as a correction to their hair texture. Hair Story is a historical and anecdotal exploration of Black Americans' tangled hair roots. * What prompted the creation of the Jheri curl and the popular style's fall from grace. I broke down because I'm not even halfway through, but it has already painted a clear picture of the sick irony that is white supremacy. It is so valuable to Black people, and Black girls and women in particular, simply because there is so much internalized tension between us and our hair. A chronological look at the culture and politics behind the ever-changing state of Black hair from fifteenth-century Africa to the present-day United States, it ties the … Please try again. I love my natural hair. A must read! That is, the fact that White people can edge out Black people from their own creations made to combat white supremacy; sell the same products to Black people to perpetuate self-hate and white supremacy; and in the same breath, tell Black people that they are lazy racists when they try to regroup from white supremacy. I really enjoyed this interesting narrative. It does explain our hair thoroughly and it covers all the styles with pictures and the history of some of the styles. Celebrities, stylists, and cultural critics weigh in on the burgeoning sociopolitical issues surrounding Black hair, from the historically loaded terms "good" and "bad" hair, to Black hair in the workplace, to mainstream society's misrepresentation and misunderstanding of kinky locks.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. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America @inproceedings{Tharps2001HairSU, title={Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America}, author={Lori L. Tharps and Ayana Byrd}, year={2001} } There is too much self-hate in that. Es arbeitet die Geschichte der Haar von der Wurzel an auf, und "endet" mit den Jahren 2014, 2015. Lo uso come specchio del mio blog, ottimo! . Natural is the essence of who we are. Unable to add item to List. Please call before going to store. A chronological look at the culture and politics behind the ever-changing state of Black hair from fifteenth-century Africa to the present-day United States, it ties the … 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. Also hochaktuell und die Verknüpfungen im Buch sind einzigartig!Es gibt auch ein paar Illustrationen. Hair Story, in documenting our natural hair's beauty and capacity for communication, brings to life and infuses with historical relevance this unique slice of Americana.” ―Harriette Cole, author of Jumping the Broom and How to Be“[This book combines] keen historical insight with pop-cultural anecdotes.” ―Entertainment Weekly“A comprehensive and colorful look at a very touchy subject.” ―Essence. (Cloth US$23.95) A book that successfully balances popular appeal with historical accuracy.” ―Publishers Weekly“Taps into the art and history of how Black hair is perceived in America in a way that will no doubt be relevant for generations to come.” ―The Source“Hair Story presents an absorbing rendition of American history told through Black hair.

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