A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life by Sharon Dean, Potter, Elizabeth Potter | | 9780195061987 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

by Sharon Dean, Potter, Elizabeth Potter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195061985

ISBN-13: 9780195061987

Pub. Date: 04/28/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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.

Overview

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-13:
9780195061987
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 6.88(h) x 1.14(d)

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