Boobs. titties. Hooters. tits. Jugs. Breasts. We rejoice them; we revile them. They nourish us; they kill us. And despite what we name them, breasts have interested us because prehistoric instances. This A-to-Z encyclopedia explores the historic value and cultural value of the breast through the years and round the world.
A crew of foreign students from numerous disciplines offers key insights and data concerning the breast in paintings, historical past, style, social routine, drugs, sexuality, and extra. Entries speak about depictions of breasts on historical collectible figurines, in Renaissance work, and in present-day ads. They learn how model has emphasised or de-emphasized the breast at numerous instances. They take on scientific issues—such as breast augmentation and breast cancer—and controversies over breastfeeding. The breast as sexual item or even a domain of smuggling also are lined. As a complete, the Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast takes an interesting and obtainable examine this awesome physique half.
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