The Resource Josephine Baker, art by Catel Muller ; written by José-Louis Bocquet ; historical consultant, Jean-Claude Bouillon-Baker

Josephine Baker, art by Catel Muller ; written by José-Louis Bocquet ; historical consultant, Jean-Claude Bouillon-Baker

Label
Josephine Baker
Title
Josephine Baker
Statement of responsibility
art by Catel Muller ; written by José-Louis Bocquet ; historical consultant, Jean-Claude Bouillon-Baker
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Josephine Baker (1906--1975) was nineteen years old when she found herself in Paris for the first time in 1925. Overnight, the young American dancer became the idol of the Roaring Twenties, captivating Picasso, Cocteau, Le Corbusier, and Simenon. In the liberating atmosphere of the 1930s, Baker rose to fame as the first black star on the world stage, from London to Vienna, Alexandria to Buenos Aires. After World War II, and her time in the French Resistance, Baker devoted herself to the struggle against racial segregation, publicly battling the humiliations she had for so long suffered personally. She led by example, and over the course of the 1950s adopted twelve orphans of different ethnic backgrounds: a veritable Rainbow Tribe. A victim of racism throughout her life, Josephine Baker would sing of love and liberty until the day she died
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bocquet, José-Louis
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
GV1785.B3
LC item number
B6313 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
  • comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Catel
  • Bouillon-Baker, Jean-Claude
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Dancers
  • African American entertainers
  • African American entertainers
  • Dancers
  • France
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Josephine Baker, art by Catel Muller ; written by José-Louis Bocquet ; historical consultant, Jean-Claude Bouillon-Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French by Casterman in 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 566-568) and filmography (page 568)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
English edition.
Extent
568 pages
Isbn
9781910593295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
Stock number
99972879806
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956623683
  • (OCoLC)ocn956623683
Label
Josephine Baker, art by Catel Muller ; written by José-Louis Bocquet ; historical consultant, Jean-Claude Bouillon-Baker
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in French by Casterman in 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 566-568) and filmography (page 568)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
English edition.
Extent
568 pages
Isbn
9781910593295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
Stock number
99972879806
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956623683
  • (OCoLC)ocn956623683

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