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The Breast Book: An Intimate and Curious History

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Introducing the chunky, obsessive book of Breasts.

Using over 600 illustrations and photographs, The Breast Book is about changing social mores and attitudes, from classical Greek statuary to the Victorian corset to Twiggy to Pamela Lee. The Breast Book is about envy and etiquette, differences-why 90 percent of French women do not breastfeed, for example-and adornment, incl
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Paperback, 512 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Workman Publishing Company
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Douglas Koehne
A curious book on history and meaning breasts have in today's society. The book is a compilation of art, photographs, poems, and quotes throughout history alongside some guiding text to emphasize certain themes on this particular topic. The book seems to jump around from theme to theme with no particular order, but overall does a nice job in expressing how dominant and pervasive women's breasts have been during all ages. While today's society glorifies and objectifies breasts with with a boldnes ...more
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