Beauty Unlimited by Peg Zeglin Brand,Carolyn Korsmeyer

By Peg Zeglin Brand,Carolyn Korsmeyer

Emphasizing the human physique in all of its kinds, good looks limitless expands the limits of what's intended via good looks either geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin model and a world staff of members interrogate the physique and the which means of actual good looks during this multidisciplinary quantity. This awesome and provocative ebook explores the historical past of physically beautification; the physicality of socially or culturally decided offerings of beautification; the interaction of gender, race, classification, age, sexuality, and ethnicity inside and at the physique; and the classy that means of the idea that of good looks in an more and more globalized world.

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