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Posing beauty : African American images, from the 1890s to the present

Author: Deborah Willis
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Showcases portrait photography of African Americans taken from the 1890s through the 2000s, along with text discussing the evolution of the idea of beauty for men and women.
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Genre/Form: History
Portraits
Bildband
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Willis
ISBN: 9780393066968 0393066967
OCLC Number: 310224903
Description: xxxi, 243 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Constructing a pose --
Body and image --
Modeling beauty and beauty contests --
Color plates.
Responsibility: Deborah Willis.

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Featuring the work of more than one hundred photographers, this book challenges our assumptions about what it means to be 'beautiful'.  Read more...

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Deborah Willis' previous book Reflections in Black (ISBN 978 0 393 32280 4) was widely praised, including in the Independent on Sunday, which said "Deborah Willis tells this story better than it has Read more...

 
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