A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

by Sharon Dean, Potter, Elizabeth Potter
     
 

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.See more details below

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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-13:
9780195061987
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2006
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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