Hope In A Jar

Author: Kathy Peiss
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220574X
Size: 56.50 MB
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In Hope in a Jar, historian Kathy Peiss gives us the first full-scale social history of America's beauty culture, from the buttermilk and rice powder recommended by Victorian recipe books to the mass-produced products of our contemporary ...

Hope In A Jar

Author: Beth Harbison
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250024435
Size: 58.25 MB
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Sometimes hope lives in the future; sometimes it comes from the past; and sometimes, when every stupid thing goes wrong, it comes from a prettily packaged jar filled with scented cream and promises. Beth Harbison has done it again.

Beauty And Business

Author: Philip Scranton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136692576
Size: 63.72 MB
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As a whole, these essays force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought, and sold in modern America.

Zoot Suit

Author: Kathy Peiss
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220459X
Size: 61.70 MB
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In Zoot Suit, historian Kathy Peiss explores this extreme fashion and its mysterious career during World War II and after, as it spread from Harlem across the United States and around the world.

American Beauty

Author: Lois W. Banner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932800272
Size: 31.23 MB
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Here are the changing vogues ... American clothes as a revelation of sexual attitudes ... the shifting models of American beauty ... illustrated with 16 pages of photographs.

Major Problems In The History Of American Sexuality

Author: Kathy Lee Peiss
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780395903841
Size: 15.87 MB
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The book—which is suitable for courses on the history of American sexuality, gender studies, or gay and lesbian studies—presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the ...

Ain T I A Beauty Queen

Author: Maxine Leeds Craig
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198032557
Size: 48.73 MB
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With sources ranging from oral histories of Civil Rights and Black Power Movement activists and men and women who stood on the sidelines to black popular magazines and the black movement press, Ain't I a Beauty Queen? will fascinate those ...

Brotherhoods Of Color

Author: Eric ARNESEN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020286
Size: 62.22 MB
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--Publishers Weekly Reviews of this book: Arnesen tells a story that should be of interest to a variety of readers, including those who are avid students of this country's railroads.

Tender Violence

Author: Laura Wexler
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807825709
Size: 62.47 MB
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Examines the work of such female photojournalists as Alice Austen, Jessie Tarbox Beals, and Frances Benjamin Johnston, arguing that they produced images that helped to reinforce the imperialistic ideals that were forming at the beginning of ...

New Women Of The Old Faith

Author: Kathleen Sprows Cummings
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807889848
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Offering a new perspective, Kathleen Sprows Cummings places Catholic women at the forefront of two defining developments of the Progressive Era: the emergence of the "New Woman" and Catholics' struggle to define their place in American ...