Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America

by

Write The First Customer Review

Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies-through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery-and asks what insights these changing beauty standards can offer into gender dynamics in postwar America. Drawing on novel and untapped sources, including insurance industry records, this engaging study considers questions of gender, health, and race and provides historical context for the emergence of fat ...

Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138681668

Paperback

Select
Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138681644

Hardcover

Select