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Stylin'

Stylin'
Author : Shane White
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Total Pages : 324
Release : 1998
ISBN 10 : 0801482836
ISBN 13 : 9780801482830
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Describes African American clothing, hairstyles, gesture, and movement from slavery to the 1940s, and argues that they represented a form of self-expression and covert resistance to racism.

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