Pageants, Parlors & Pretty Women

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Pageants, Parlors & Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the 20th Century South by Blain Roberts University of North Carolina Press Hardcover, $39.95 378 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4696-1420-5   Book Review by Kam Williams   “[This book] tells us how Jim Crow and civil rights were expressed in southern women’s bodies. Using female beauty as a lens, the […]