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Brown beauty : color, sex, and race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II
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Éditeur New York University Press
Année copyright 2018
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Brown beauty : color, sex, and race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II
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Description
1 volume (x, 335 pages) : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Notes
Bibliogr. p. 295-315. Index
Variantes de titres
Color, sex, and race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II
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Classification Dewey
973.9
Contenu
Introduction ; Brown beginnings : imaging the new Negro woman in 1920s literary print culture ; Beautiful brown skin : advertising new Negro womanhood ; "Of the brown-skin type" : Madonnas, mulattas, and modern women in literary print culture ; To a brown girl : the Harlem Renaissance and the poetic discourse of brown ; Browning the Dark princess : Asian Indian embodiment of new Negro ; Sociological discourses on color, class, youth, and gender, from Depression to World War II ; Epilogue
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"Laila Haidarali's "Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II" is a critical study of racial issues and specifically the meanings of the word "brown" when used as a reference to physical appearance of African American women during the time period from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II"--
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978-1-4798-7510-8
1-4798-7510-4
978-1-4798-0208-1
1-4798-0208-5
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