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Three Faces of Beauty-CL


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Februar 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A transnational study of female beauty based in an ethnographic study of beauty salons in Cairo, Casablanca, and Paris.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Anywhere Bodies and Faraway Eyes; 2. Background Bodies; 3. Society, Salons and Significance; 4. Styling Distinctions; 5. Forms and Passages; 6. Beauty's Edge; Notes; Glossary of Terms; Selected Bibliography

Portrait

Susan Ossman is Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology at Georgetown University. She is the author of "Picturing Casablanca: Portraits of Power in a Modern City."

Pressestimmen

"Ossman's trajectory is like the braiding and weaving of hair, like a dance of nimble fingers and scissors. She achieves a rare vividness for which anthropologists often strive but rarely attain."-James Faubion, Rice University "Susan Ossman lets us hear women's hopes for beauty and difference - out of or under the head shawl - in Casablanca, Cairo, and Paris. What a pleasure to linger in these beauty shops, where talk, the snipping scissors, and Egyptian songs help open the door to modernity. A delightful and insightful read."-Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University
EAN: 9780822328810
ISBN: 082232881X
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 216 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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