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Black Womanhood by Thompson, Barbara, ed.
Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body
by Thompson, Barbara, ed.
 
Presents icons of the black female body as seen from three separate but intersecting perspectives: the traditional African, the colonial, and the contemporary global. Peeling back layers of social, cultural, and political realities, the book explores how historic icons inform contemporary artistic responses to the black female body through an examination of themes such as beauty, fertility and sexuality, maternity, and women's roles and power in society.
 
Published 20080401 by University of Washington Press, Paperback, 376 Pages, ISBN: 9780295987712, ISBN-10: 0295987715, List Price $50.00.

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