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Knights of the razor : black barbers in slavery and freedom / Douglas Walter Bristol, Jr

Catalog Data

Author:
Bristol, Douglas Walter 1965-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
C2009
Contents:
The origins of black barbers -- Becoming knights of the razor -- Caught between regional origins and the barber's trade -- Self-improvementand self-loathing before the war -- Defining the meaning of freedom -- From barbershops to boardrooms
Topic:
African American barbers--History  Search this
Free African Americans--History  Search this
African American businesspeople--History  Search this
African American business enterprises--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_960757