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    The Story of Afro Hair

    £9.99
    This book sensitively tells the powerful history of Black hair for younger readers.
    ISBN: 9780702307416
    AuthorK. N. Chimbiri, Joelle Avelino
    Pub Date07/10/2021
    BindingHardback
    Pages128
    Availability: In Stock


    Explore the incredible history of Afro hair.

    The Story of Afro Hair celebrates the fashion
    and styles of Afro hair over the last 5,000 years. From
    plaits to the Gibson Girl,
    cornrows to locks, the
    hi-top fade to funki dreds, The
    Story of Afro Hair is the ultimate
    book of Afro hairstories.

    Kicking off with an explanation of how Afro hair type
    grows and why, The Story of Afro Hair then
    takes us right back to the politics and fashion of Ancient
    Egypt.

    Speeding forwards to modern times we experience the Kingdom
    of Benin, Henry VIII's court, the enslavement
    of African peoples, the Harlem
    Renaissance, the beginnings of Rastafarianism, Britain
    in the 1980s -
    and much more.




    With vibrant full colour illustrations by Joelle
    Avelino.

    A sparkling gold foil hardback cover -
    the perfect gift for anyone interested in culture, fashion and history.


    With profiles of inspirational key
    figures in the Afro hair beauty industry,
    such as Sara Spencer Washington, Madam CJ Walker,
    Viola Desmond, Lincoln Dyke, Dudley Dryden and
    Anthony Wade.


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    Explore the incredible history of Afro hair.

    The Story of Afro Hair celebrates the fashion
    and styles of Afro hair over the last 5,000 years. From
    plaits to the Gibson Girl,
    cornrows to locks, the
    hi-top fade to funki dreds, The
    Story of Afro Hair is the ultimate
    book of Afro hairstories.

    Kicking off with an explanation of how Afro hair type
    grows and why, The Story of Afro Hair then
    takes us right back to the politics and fashion of Ancient
    Egypt.

    Speeding forwards to modern times we experience the Kingdom
    of Benin, Henry VIII's court, the enslavement
    of African peoples, the Harlem
    Renaissance, the beginnings of Rastafarianism, Britain
    in the 1980s -
    and much more.




    With vibrant full colour illustrations by Joelle
    Avelino.

    A sparkling gold foil hardback cover -
    the perfect gift for anyone interested in culture, fashion and history.


    With profiles of inspirational key
    figures in the Afro hair beauty industry,
    such as Sara Spencer Washington, Madam CJ Walker,
    Viola Desmond, Lincoln Dyke, Dudley Dryden and
    Anthony Wade.