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Encyclopedia of hair : a cultural history

Author: Victoria Sherrow
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hairstyles and fashion through history.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Sherrow
ISBN: 0313331456 9780313331459
OCLC Number: 61169697
Description: xxvi, 455 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Adornment, Ornamental --
Adornment, Symbolic --
Advertising --
Africa --
African Americans --
Afro --
Aging and hair --
Alberto-Culver Company --
Albinism --
Alexandre of Paris --
Allergic reactions --
Alopecia areata --
American Beauty Association --
American Health and Beauty Aids Institute --
Amish --
Animal testing --
Aniston, Jennifer --
Arabia, Ancient through Middle Ages --
Baker, Josephine --
Bald-headed Men of America --
Baldness, Voluntary --
Ball, Lucille --
Bangs --
Bara, Theda --
Barbers --
Battelle, Kenneth --
Beards, Men's --
Begoun, Paula --
Bob, The --
Body hair --
Bouffant --
Bow, Clara --
Breck Girl --
Brummell, Beau --
Burma Shave --
Buzz cut --
Byzantine Empire --
Celts, Ancient --
Charm schools --
China --
Clairol --
Comb --
Comb, Decorative --
Coming of age --
Competitions --
Cornrows --
Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, The --
Cosmetic Executive Women --
Crew cut --
Dandruff --
Dermatology --
Dessange, Jacques --
Dial Corporation --
Diana, Princess of Wales --
Dredlocks. Eber, Jose --
Egypt, Ancient --
Elizabethan era --
Elizabeth I --
Eyebrows --
Eyelashes --
Factor, Max --
False beard --
Fawcett, Farrah --
Feathered hairstyle --
Fekkai, Frédéric --
Flappers --
Folliculitis --
Fontange --
Fragrance --
French Revolution --
Gibson Girl --
Gillette Company --
Greece, Ancient --
Hair (the musical) --
Hair analysis --
Hair art --
Hair color --
Hair colorants --
Hairdressing --
Hair dryers --
Hair jewelry --
Hair loss --
Hair net --
Hairpin --
Hair removal --
Hairspray --
Hairspray --
Hair straightening --
Hairstyles, Twentieth-century --
Hair transplant --
Hair weave --
Hamil, Dorothy --
Harlow, Jean --
Harper, Martha Matilda --
Headgear --
Henkel Group --
Henna --
Hepburn, Audrey --
Hershberger, Sally --
Hippies --
Hirsuitism --
Hypertrichosis --
India --
Japan --
John Frieda Professional Hair Care, Inc. --
John Paul Mitchell Systems --
Johnson, George Ellis --
Johnson Products --
Joyner, Marjorie Stewart --
Kazan, Michel --
Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier --
Kohl. Lady Godiva --
Lake, Veronica --
Latin America, Ancient times to 1500s --
Laws and regulations --
Lice, Head --
Lice, Pubic --
Literature --
Locks of Love --
L'Oreal --
Malone, Annie Minerva Turnbo Pope --
Marcel wave --
Masters, George --
Memento --
Mesopotamia --
Michaeljohn --
Middle Ages --
Military --
Monastic styles --
Monroe, Marilyn --
Mourning --
Mustache --
"Mustache Gang" --
Native Americans --
Natural products --
Noda, Alice Sae Teshima --
Normant, Serge --
Nuba --
Occupations --
Ouidad --
Overton, Anthony --
Palmer, Joe --
Parker, Sarah Jessica --
Permanent --
Pickford, Mary --
Pityriasis amiantacea --
Politics and hair --
Pompadour --
Ponytail --
Presley, Elvis Aaron --
Procter & Gamble --
Psoriasis --
Pubic hair --
Punishment --
Punk --
Puritans --
Regency --
Religion and hair --
Renaissance Europe --
Revlon --
Roffler, Edmond O. --
Roman Empire. Salons, Hair and beauty --
Sassoon, Vidal --
Scalping --
Seborrheic dermatitis --
Shampoo --
Shaving --
Sideburns --
Society of Friends --
Soul patch --
Styling products --
Styling tools --
Superstitions --
Temple, Shirley --
Tinea Capitus --
Title VII --
Tonics, Hair --
Toupee --
Trichology --
Trichophagy --
Tricholtillomania --
Twiggy --
Unibrow --
Unilever --
Valentino, Rudolph --
Victorian era --
Vikings --
Walker, Madam C.J. --
Washington, Sarah Spencer --
Water wave --
Wigs and hairpieces --
World Beard and Moustache Championship --
Worthington, Charles --
Yoruba --
Zotos International, Inc.
Responsibility: Victoria Sherrow.

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Examining the social and cultural significance of hair, this book examines the ways in which hair has served as a signifier of class, gender, ethnicity, authority, conformity/non-conformity, and  Read more...
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