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Author Ramsbrock, Annelie, author

Title The science of beauty : culture and cosmetics in modern Germany, 1750-1930 / Annelie Ramsbrock ; translated by David Burnett
Edition First edition
Published New York NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (x, 277 pages) : illustrations
Series Worlds of consumption
Worlds of consumption.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- 1. From Wisdom to Knowledge: Bodies and Artificial Beauty in the Eighteenth Century -- 2. Regulated Bodies: Cosmetics and Hygiene in the Nineteenth Century -- 3. Renovated Bodies: Medical Cosmetics from the Fin de Siècle to the Weimar Republic -- 4. Simulated Bodies: Cosmetics and Consumption in the Interwar Period -- 5. Knowledge and Political Conscience: Social Cosmetics during the Great Depression
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Cosmetics -- Germany.
Beauty, Personal -- Germany.
Beauty culture -- Germany.
Body image -- Germany.
Germany -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781137523150 (electronic bk.)
1137523158 (electronic bk.)
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