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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.

“A brilliant read for Black History Month, [a] thought-provoking, lively & accessible guide for seven plus” – The Guardian

Product Details

Catalogue number

6532 in Books and Resources for Schools Catalogue 2022, 1172 in SCB Offer June 2022 and 627 in UK Primary September 2022

Format

Hardback

ISBN

9780702307416

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

October 7th, 2021

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  • 128 pages

Condition

New

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