A History of the Breast

A History of the Breast

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Baker & Taylor
A study of how the breast has been perceived in Western culture from ancient times to the present day explores religious, medical, literary, artistic, political, psychoanalytical, and social perspectives on the topic, from both a male and a female point of view

Baker
& Taylor

A study of how the breast has been perceived in Western culture from ancient times to the present day explores religious, medical, literary, artistic, political, psychoanalytical, and social perspectives on the topic, from both a male and a female point of view. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc., 1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679434597
0679434593
Branch Call Number: 391.6 YAL
Characteristics: xii, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Aug 15, 2014

Very interesting, but at times a little soapboxy. Be aware this historian injects a good measure of opinion into her work — for example, using the opportunity to give us her personal definition of pornograpyh, and her feelings about it. Other than that, a fascinating read!

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