Allan peterkin one thousand beards book

Professor allan peterkin is the worlds leading facialhair expert. As in, theres only one contemporary published book on the history of mustaches. His name is allan peterkin, and his book is called one thousand beards. Job shaves his head to start his life fresh, davids envoys get a humiliating halfbeard clip, and of course, in the showstopper, samson gets an unwanted trim by the insatiable delilah. Allan peterkin is the author of one thousand beards 3. The style guide to shaving face 9781551523439 by peterkin, allan. With wit and insight, one thousand beards explores the historical meaning of. Allan peterkin s most popular book is one thousand beards. Allan peterkin is a psychiatrist and the author of numerous books, including one thousand beards. Jampacked with beardrelated sidebar quotations and facts and figures, one thousand beards is a trivialovers delight, and an essential reference for anyone giving a barbercollege valedictory address.

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Oct 19, 2009 and our guest today has written a book that investigates the cultural history of the beard. Allan peterkin is the author of one thousand beards and one thousand mustaches, and the coauthor of the bearded gentleman. Jay della valle, directorwriter, the glorius mustache challenge jay della valle. A cultural history of facial hair by allan peterkin 2002, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. Books by allan peterkin author of one thousand beards. I just finished reading this book and found it fascinating, enlightening, educational, and historical. The bearded gentleman is an authoritative yet lighthearted guide that offers detailed information on some fifty specific facial hair styles. His other books include the baldheaded hermit and the artichoke and outbursts.

One thousand beards, allan peterkins cultural history of facial hair, aspires to be a quirky. A cultural history of facial hair and coauthor with nick burns of the bearded gentleman. It will make men, women, children and animals the world over want to grow their own. The book also includes numerous photos and drawings throughout. Allan peterkin is the author of one thousand beards and coauthor of the bearded gentleman. Gay men, queer women, and the cultural history of the mustache. One thousand beards is a witty, comprehensive history of facial hair, documenting its continuous rise and fall as a trend. Allan peterkin is a psychiatrist and writer living and teaching in toronto. His other books include the baldheaded hermit and the artichoke and outbursts his comments on facial hair have appeared in esquire, mens health, the new york times, the wall street journal, us, and in the documentary. Ever since it came out, i have received at least one major media query every monththe new yorker on strike beards, sports illustrated on playoff beards, the new york times on the meaning of mustaches or why al gore grew a beard after he lost the election etc. Peterkin, a toronto psychotherapist and author, has amassed considerable data on a topics ranging from physiological and psychological perspectives on hair growth to the shifting roles of facial hair in world. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The glory of a face is its beard, the talmud says, but a latin proverb states.

Moustache maven by lisa bryn rundle university of toronto. How to grow a moustache exclusive interview with professor. One thousand mustaches is the greatest book ever written about mustaches. And our guest today has written a book that investigates the cultural history of the beard. At one time or another beards come with layers of meaning. The bible, youll quickly find while reading through allan peterkins facial history, one thousand beards, is obsessed with follicles. Allan peterkin has 17 books on goodreads with 661 ratings. Outbursts a queer erotic thesaurus, book by allan peterkin.

With chapters like the medical beard the gay beard. World of books ltd was founded in 2005, recycling books sold to us through charities either directly or indirectly. Allan peterkin every man has the capacity to grow facial hair, but the decision to do so has always come with layers of meaning. One thousand mustaches by allan peterkin overdrive rakuten. Beards have also been symbols of grief, loss, bereavement, unemployment, peterkin writes which. Now allan peterkins new book, one thousand mustaches. One thousand mustaches the stache is back after decades of being much maligned in western culture, the mustache is enjoying a cultural renaissance, thanks to the annual phenomenon of movember the international campaign in which men grow facial hair during the month of november to raise funds for prostate cancer research.

With style recipes, information on care and upkeep, and hundreds of pictures of famous bearded men and women. The cultural history of the mo arsenal pulp offers a lighthearted cultural history of the stache and its many incarnations through. A cultural history of facial hair traces the beards and the razors storied past, including styles, regulations and cultural significance from the ancient egyptians to the present day. Peterkin, a toronto psychotherapist and author, has amassed considerable data on a topics ranging from physiological and psychological perspectives on hair growth to. Burns, nick and a great selection of similar new, used and. In one thousand beards, peterkin uses the same approach. The first book one thousand beardsa cultural history of facial haircame out in 2001 and hit a nerve. A book such as this needs to deliver on both levels. Peterkins insight into facial hairrelated news stories they exist. In order to write a book related to a cultural history of facial hair takes passion and commitment. With wit and insight, one thousand beardsexplores the historical meaning of beards, moustaches, sideburns, and other forms of facial hair, from freuds psychoanalytic interpretation, to a wild trip through history, to a rogues gallery of famous bearded or moustached men, including abraham lincoln, joseph stalin, backstreet boy a. The book is a followup to his popular one thousand beards 2001. Find them and more styles here in one thousand mustaches. His other books include the baldheaded hermit and the artichoke and outburstshis comments on facial hair have appeared in esquire, mens health, the new york times, the wall street journal, us, and in the documentary mansome.

A cultural history of facial hair by peterkin, allan isbn. Log in to see more information about allan peterkin log in or register now. A cultural history of facial hair traces the beards and the razors storied past, including styles, regulations and cultural. The style guide to shaving face, which has led to his becoming if somewhat reluctantly a noted pogonologist. Among them are many wellknown styles, such as the handlebar, the fu manchu, the goatee, the van dyck, and the more recent soul patch. Contemplating a handlebar or considering a fu manchu. When allan isnt writing about the glories of beards and mustaches, he is a psychiatrist and journalist in toronto, canada. Dec 05, 2001 a witty, comprehensive history of facial hair, documenting its continuous rise and fall as a trend. Mar 05, 2002 the bible, youll quickly find while reading through allan peterkin s facial history, one thousand beards, is obsessed with follicles. A cultural history of facial hair peterkin, allan on. One thousand mustaches by allan peterkin overdrive.

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