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Consumptive Chic: A History of Fashion, Beauty and Disease

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Published 2016
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Ry
3.5 stars rounded up. The writing isn't too bad and it's an interesting read but I think in my case it suffers from a conflict between what I wanted/expected and the book Day was actually writing. For me, this just didn't delve deep enough, the conclusions weren't taken as far as I wanted, and the scope of the topic wasn't covered widely enough. But I think that's not what Day was meaning to write?

All in all, this is a short, fairly interesting read and I recommend it overall. Glad I finally
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Britt Lauren
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Great concept, but too repetitive
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Well researched/footnoted. The author's conclusions are well laid out with liberal amounts of supporting qoutes included. I found this to be a relatively short and informative read.
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