Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil
Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil / Alexander Edmonds.
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010.
297 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
The philosopher of plástica
Without tits there is no paradise
A brief history of self-esteem
The right to beauty
The national passion
My Black is my brand
The economy of appearances
Creating and modeling nature
Aesthetic medicine and motherhood
The vanity of maids
Lens of dreams
I love myself.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780822347859 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822347857 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822348016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822348012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
February 9, 2012