- Hardcover: 176 pages
- Publisher: Prestel USA (April 25, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3791348353
- ISBN-13: 978-3791348353
- Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.8 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #932,508 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure Hardcover – April 25, 2014
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Suzanne E. Shapiro is a researcher at The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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A good read for nail polish addicts. (You know who you are.) A good read for anyone interested in the beauty or fashion industry. A good read for those interested in women's studies and the role of make-up in suffrage. A good read for anyone who wants to have a reference book on various fashion looks.