xiii, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -168) and index.
Scattered pages: magazines, sex, and the culture of migration -- 2. Refashioning rape: Ringwood's Afro-American journal of fashion -- 3. To make a lady Black and bid her sing: clothes, class, and color -- 4. "Colored faces looking out of fashion plates. Well!": twentieth-century fashion, migration, and urbanization -- 5. No place like home: domesticity, domestic work, and consumerism -- 6. Urban confessions and tan fantasies: the commodification of marriage and sexual desire in African American magazine fiction -- 7. But is it Black and female?: Essence, O, and American magazine publishing.
0813534240 (alk. paper)
0813534259 (pbk. : alk. paper)