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Ain't I a beauty queen? : black women, beauty, and the politics of race / Maxine Leeds Craig.

Author/Creator:
Craig, Maxine Leeds.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, [2], 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Beauty contests -- Social aspects -- United States.
African American women -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Ridicule and Celebration: Black Women as Symbols in the Rearticulation of Race
Contexts for the Emergence of "Black is Beautiful:
Ain't I a Beauty Queen? Representing the Ideal Black Woman
Standing (in Heels) for My People
How Black Became Popular: Social Movements and Racial Rearticulation
Yvonne's Wig: Gender and the Racialized Body
Pride and Shame: Black Women as Symbols of the "Middle Class"
The Appearance of Unity
An Ongoing Dialogue.
Notes:
"Cover design: Ann Lowe."
Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-193) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2002
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0195142675 (cloth)
019515262X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
47995928
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