Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West

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Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West - Stearns, Peter N, Dr. (Preface by), and Hanna, Nessim

A Finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize in History The modern struggle against fat cuts deeply and pervasively into American culture, as evidenced by the compulsion to stay thin, or at least to profess a desire to become thin. Dieting, weight consciousness and widespread hostility to obesity form one of the fundamental themes of modern ... Read More

Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West 2002, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814798249

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Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West 1999, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814780701

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Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West 1997, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814780695

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