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A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life (Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers)

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Eliza Potter's 1859 autobiography expresses her indignation, abolitionist sentiments, fiery temper, and sheer joy of life as she reveals the private selves of the white women whose heads she "combed." As an insider on the margins, her identity provides a unique vantage point for her story and that of the elites of nineteenth-century Cincinnati society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195061987
Author:
Dean, Sharon
Author:
Potter, Elizabeth
Author:
Sharon G. Dean
Author:
Potter, Eliza
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Women -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
no. 128
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 b/w illus.
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.84x4.95x1.14 in. .76 lbs.

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