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Author Taussig, Michael T.
Title Beauty and the beast [electronic resource] / Michael Taussig.
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  GT499 .T39 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (x, 172 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Beauty, Personal.
Beauty culture.
Surgery, Plastic.
Related To Print version: Taussig, Michael T. Beauty and the beast. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012. 9780226789859 0226789853 9780226789866 0226789861 (DLC) 2011050372
ISBN 0226789888 (electronic bk.)
9780226789880 (electronic bk.)
9780226789859 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226789853 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226789866 (paperback : alkaline paper)
0226789861 (paperback : alkaline paper)