Beauty and the beast /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Taussig, Michael T.
Language:English
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Physical Description:x, 172 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
ISBN:9780226789859 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226789853 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226789866 (paperback : alkaline paper)
0226789861 (paperback : alkaline paper)
Table of Contents:
  • The gift of the gods
  • El Mexicano
  • A rare and delightful bird in flight
  • Winnypoo
  • Spending
  • Cool
  • The designer smile
  • The designer body
  • Mythological warfare
  • Beauty and mutilation
  • The exploding breast
  • Virtual u
  • The history of beauty
  • History of the shoe
  • Surgeons of the underworld
  • The designer name
  • Law in a lawless land
  • The tabooed cleft
  • The fat kid and the devil.