Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present

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Product Details

Price
$49.95  $45.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
243
Dimensions
9.64 X 11.98 X 1.17 inches | 4.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393066968

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About the Author

Deborah Willis is Associate Professor of English at University of California, Riverside

Reviews

Drawing on 10 years of research and photos from archives, galleries, photographers, friends, and family, Willis reflects the broad spectrum of images of beauty over more than a century. She examines how beauty is defined, exploited, manipulated, and marketed.... An aesthetic look at black beauty by the author of Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present. --Vanessa Bush"
The book is a treasure, a triumph and a singular achievement that invites fresh and enduring insights with each viewing. --Jennifer Baszile"