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Secrets of the Afro comb

Secrets of the Afro comb


This book covers an amazing 6,000 years of ancient and mediaeval world history through an iconic object, the Afro comb! Written to accompany the ground-breaking Origins of the Afro Comb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge (2nd July to 31st October 2013), Secrets of the Afro Comb, 6,000 Years of Art and Culture takes you back in time, and across the world.


Key Features:

  • Traces 6,000 years of world history through an everyday object, the Afro comb.
  • Beautifully laid out throughout with 40+ full-colour illustrations to add visual interest.
  • 49 photos, many never before published, to aid understanding.
  • Written in a clear, engaging narrative with maps, timelines, index, and reader-friendly glossary that make this an invaluable reference book.




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