Fat History

Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West by Peter N. Stearns

Publisher: New York University Press

Written in English
Cover of: Fat History | Peter N. Stearns
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 665
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Subjects:

  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Weight loss,
  • History,
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism,
  • Medical,
  • United States,
  • Diet/Nutrition,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Diets - Weight Loss,
  • General,
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • FAT,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Personality,
  • Body image,
  • France
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045934M
    ISBN 100814780709
    ISBN 109780814780701

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Brought up-to-date with a new preface and filled with narrative anecdotes, Fat History explores fat's transformation from a symbol of health and well-being to a sign of moral, psychological, and physical disorder.

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