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Fat history

bodies and beauty in the modern West

by Peter N. Stearns

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Weight loss -- United States -- History,
    • Weight loss -- France -- History,
    • Body image -- United States -- History,
    • Body image -- France -- History,
    • Fat -- Social aspects -- United States -- History,
    • Fat -- Social aspects -- France -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-287) and index.

      StatementPeter N. Stearns.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRM222.2 .S755 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 294 p. :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1006070M
      ISBN 100814780695, 0814780709
      LC Control Number96045878

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