Hairtalk: stylish braids from African roots

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Sterling Pub. Co.,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
Description
A braidery is more than just a shop where you get your hair done: it is a spiritual space, a meeting place, and a cross-cultural intersection, and the site where the past and present are woven together and traditions come alive. Duyan James, a Liberian native with a braidery in Washington, DC, presents a colorful, fascinating, and gorgeously photographed guide to the art. Complete with stories, folklore, and traditional hair care secrets, Hairtalk provides a full sense of the history of the many braiding styles that have become a staple in American culture. Pore through 51 styles for adults and nine for children?including some with synthetic and natural extensions?and learn all of the basic braiding techniques. But most importantly, James and her 12 African braiders from all over the continent provide a compelling account of the tribal meanings and ritualistic uses of each unique look, expanding the value and significance of braiding beyond mere fashion.
More Details
ISBN:
9781402742354
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d02091e1-e6a1-66a5-73b5-9b32e80a9cf4
full_title hairtalk stylish braids from african roots
author james duyan
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-06-24 11:03:32AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1571375637022638080
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author James, Duyan.
author-letter James, Duyan.
author_additional Duyan James.
author_display James, Duyan
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Central
callnumber_sort_arlington 646.724 JAMES
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
date_added 2011-01-26T05:00:00Z
days_since_added 2344
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
display_description
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id d02091e1-e6a1-66a5-73b5-9b32e80a9cf4
isbn 9781402742354
item_details ils:.b13046822|.i13071154|Central Adult Nonfiction|646.724 JAMES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 06, 2015|can||, ils:.b13046822|.i13071178|Central Adult Nonfiction|646.724 JAMES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|May 17, 2016|can||
itype_arlington Paperback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_code
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 646.724 JAMES
local_callnumber_exact_arlington 646.724 JAMES
local_callnumber_left_arlington 646.724 JAMES
local_days_since_added_arlington 2344
num_holdings 2
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
physical 184 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
popularity 2
primary_isbn 9781402742354
publishDate 2007
publishDateSort 2007
publisher Sterling Pub. Co.,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13046822|Book|Books||English|Sterling Pub. Co.,|c2007.|184 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13046822|.i13071154|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||, ils:.b13046822|.i13071178|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||
subject_facet Braids (Hairdressing), Hairdressing of African Americans, Hairweaving
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title Hairtalk : stylish braids from African roots
title_alt Hair talk :
title_display Hairtalk : stylish braids from African roots
title_full Hairtalk : stylish braids from African roots / Duyan James
title_short Hairtalk :
title_sort hairtalk stylish braids from african roots
title_sub stylish braids from African roots