Red: A Natural History of the Redhead download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jacky Colliss Harvey

Red: A Natural History of the Redhead download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jacky Colliss Harvey year 2016
  • Book name: Red: A Natural History of the Redhead
  • Author: Jacky Colliss Harvey
  • Release date: 2016/4/24
  • Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781925266399
  • Rating: 8.89 of 10
  • Votes: 869
  • Review by: Willow Le
  • Review rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A New York Times bestseller, Red is the first book to explore the history of red hair and red-headedness throughout the world. With an obsessive fascination that is as contagious as it is compelling, Jacky Colliss Harvey explores red hair in the ancient world, the prejudice manifested against redheads across medieval Europe, and red hair during the Renaissance as both an indicator of Jewishness and the height of fashion in Protestant England, thanks to Elizabeth I. Colliss Harvey also examines depictions of red hair in art and literature, looks at modern medicine and the genetic decoding of redheads, and considers red hair in contemporary culture, from advertising to 'gingerism' and bullying. More than just a book for redheads, Red is a fascinating social and cultural celebration of a rich and mysterious genetic quirk.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H24M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Culture, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Social & Cultural History, General & World History, Physical Anthropology & Ethnography, Anthropology, Society & Culture: General
  • Available formats: EPUB, TXT, RB, DOC, AZW3, PPTX, WORD, PDF. Compressed in RPM, TAR.Z, RAR, TBZ, ALZ, LHA, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x198x20mm
  • Weight: 262g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: St Leonards, Australia
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