Red: A History of the Redhead (Hardcover)

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Item #: UK5062
Author Jacky Colliss Harvey, a redhead, takes us on a captivating tour of red hair through the ages. Only about two percent of the population is redheaded, which automatically makes them "other". Redheads have been glorified, bullied, praised, teased, hated, and adored. Harvey looks at redheads through many lenses: science, religion, politics, feminism, sexuality, literature, and art. Her book is ... More
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Author Jacky Colliss Harvey, a redhead, takes us on a captivating tour of red hair through the ages. Only about two percent of the population is redheaded, which automatically makes them "other". Redheads have been glorified, bullied, praised, teased, hated, and adored. Harvey looks at redheads through many lenses: science, religion, politics, feminism, sexuality, literature, and art. Her book is a sociological survey and a page-turner. Hardcover, 240 pages.