Images in Black: 150 Years of Black Collectibles

Images in Black: 150 Years of Black Collectibles

by Douglas Congdon-Martin
     
 

From the years of slavery through the years of civil rights, images of black people have taken many forms. Some of these images were positive and some negative and stereotypical. Together they help us see and measure the history of racial attitudes in America, and make up the growing field of what is called Black Collectibles. These collectibles help to chronicle an…  See more details below

Overview

From the years of slavery through the years of civil rights, images of black people have taken many forms. Some of these images were positive and some negative and stereotypical. Together they help us see and measure the history of racial attitudes in America, and make up the growing field of what is called Black Collectibles. These collectibles help to chronicle an important aspect of American history. Hundreds of these items are gathered together for Images in Black: 300 Years of Black Collectibles, and are illustrated in full color. The text helps the reader understand the history, and the price guide makes the volume useful for evaluating the market in black collectibles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764308062
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
A Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.45(d)

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