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The Resource Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years, Louise Foxcroft

Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years, Louise Foxcroft

Label
Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years
Title
Calories & corsets
Title remainder
a history of dieting over 2,000 years
Statement of responsibility
Louise Foxcroft
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work tells the story of our complicated relationship with food, the fashions and fads of body shape, and how cultural norms have changed over time. Foxcroft reveals the absurd lengths people go to in order to achieve the perfect body, from eating carbolic soap to swallowing tapeworm
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1956-
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Foxcroft, Louise
Dewey number
  • 306.4'613
  • 306.4613
  • 306.4613
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Body image
  • Reducing diets
  • Weight loss
  • Diet
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years, Louise Foxcroft
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781846684258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781846684258
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., port.
Label
Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years, Louise Foxcroft
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781846684258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781846684258
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., port.

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      51.4948594 -0.2239664
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