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The metamorphoses of fat

by Georges Vigarello | 04 June 2013
Category: Popular Sociology
Synopsis
This text traces the link between changing attitudes toward body size and modern conceptions of class, society and self. Georges Vigarello maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to today, noting the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public health campaigns in shaping these views.
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Synopsis
This text traces the link between changing attitudes toward body size and modern conceptions of class, society and self. Georges Vigarello maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to today, noting the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public health campaigns in shaping these views.
€37.80
113 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780231159760
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Publisher -
Published - 04/06/2013
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology
No. of Pages - 280
Weight - 518
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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