Les Cheveux des Autres

Tarlo, Emma. 2016. Les Cheveux des Autres. In: Anne-Christine Taylor-Descola; Emmanuel Grimaud; Denis Vidal and Thierry Dufrene, eds. Persona: Etrangement humain. Paris: Actes Sud, pp. 153-156. ISBN 978-2-330-03801-4 [Book Section]

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Reflection on the ghostly presence of historic hair clippings in museums of anthropology and natural history in Europe, exploring hair's capacity to evoke both the presence and absence of the person to whom it was once attached.

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hair clippings, museum collections, anthropology, race

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January 2016Published

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03 Oct 2017 15:34

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