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The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of the African Diaspora

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It is broadly recognized that black style had a clear and profound influence on the history of dress in the twentieth century, with black culture and fashion having long been defined as 'cool'. Yet despite this high profile, in-depth explorations of the culture and history of style and dress in the African diaspora are a relatively recent area of enquiry. The Birth of Cool ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 28th 2016 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published February 3rd 2008)
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