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Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West
Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West
Peter N. Stearns
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Stearns, a Carnegie Mellon history professor and dean, and founding editor of the Journal of Social History, has written a classic study that dissects "the meaning of fat and antifat in modern Western society," concentrating on the U.S. and France during the past century. In two sections Stearns... Read More

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