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Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil

Title
Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil / Alexander Edmonds.
Published
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010.
Description
297 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents
Siliconadas
The philosopher of plástica
Without tits there is no paradise
A brief history of self-esteem
Hospital school
The right to beauty
Aesthetic health
Preta
Magnificent miscegenation
The national passion
Nanci's rhinoplasty
My Black is my brand
Role models
The economy of appearances
Creating and modeling nature
Aesthetic medicine and motherhood
The vanity of maids
Lens of dreams
I love myself.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language
English
LCCN
2010028795
ISBN
9780822347859 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822347857 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822348016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822348012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Format
Book Book
Acquired On
February 9, 2012
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