Fat history : bodies and beauty in the modern West / Peter N. Stearns.

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 life in coun...

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Main Author: Stearns, Peter N.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, [1997]

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Call Number: RM222.2 .S755 1997
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