Beauty unlimited

Emphasizing the human body in all of its forms, Beauty Unlimited expands the boundaries of what is meant by beauty both geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin Brand and an international group of contributors interrogate the body and the meaning of physical beauty in this multidisciplinary volu...

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Other Authors: Brand, Peggy Zeglin (Editor)
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Emphasizing the human body in all of its forms, Beauty Unlimited expands the boundaries of what is meant by beauty both geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin Brand and an international group of contributors interrogate the body and the meaning of physical beauty in this multidisciplinary volume. This striking and provocative book explores the history of bodily beautification; the physicality of socially or culturally determined choices of beautification; the interplay of gender, race, class, age, sexuality, and ethnicity within and on the body; and the aesthetic meaning of the concep.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 427 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2012]
ISBN:0253006538
9780253006530