Josephine Baker in Art and Life

Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252074122

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Beyond biography: a legendary performer's legacy of symbolism

Napoleon and Josephine Paper Dolls

Author: Tom Tierney

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486433462

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7101

Paper dolls fans and history buffs will treasure this collection featuring one of the world's most famous and fascinating couples. Figures of Napoleon and his empress, Josephine, are accompanied by lavish costumes for their wedding, coronation, and other important occasions. 2 costumed dolls; 14 additional costumes.


Author: Jean-Claude Baker,Chris Chase

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0815411723

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 532

View: 9786

This revelatory biography of Folies-Bergere dance Josephine Baker (1906-1975) is a study of struggle, triumph, and tragedy. Abandoned at birth, she battled racism, poverty, and sexism to become an international star.


Author: Patricia Hruby Powell

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452129711

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 104

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Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest stages in the world. Meticulously researched by both author and artist, Josephine's powerful story of struggle and triumph is an inspiration and a spectacle, just like the legend herself.


Author: John S.C. Abbott

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3734075726

Category: Fiction

Page: 168

View: 1857

Reproduction of the original: Josephine by John S.C. Abbott