The Roots of Desire: The Myth Meaning and Sexual Power of Red Hair : The Roots of Desire is a witty and entertaining investigation into the power, myth, and meaning of red hair. Redheads have been worshipped, idealized, fetishized, feared, and condemned, leaving their mark on us and our culture. Such is the power of what is actually a genetic mutation, and in The Roots of Desire, Marion Roach takes a fascinating look at the science behind hair color and the roles redheads have played over time. A redhead herself, Roach brings candor and great insight to the complicated and revealing history of redheads, making this a standout narrative and an essential guide to understanding the phenomenon of red hair.
|Health & Fitness||Beauty & Grooming|
|History & Geography||Social History|