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...
New York :
New York University Press,
Body image > France > History.
Fat > Social aspects > France > History.
RM222.2 .S755 1997
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