Download Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast PDF

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.

Show description

Read or Download Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast PDF

Best encyclopedia books

Encyclopedia of Analytical Science, Volumes 1-10 (2nd Edition)

As with the 1st variation of the Encyclopedia of Analytical technology, this moment variation is designed to supply an in depth and complete booklet protecting all points of the technological know-how and perform of study. the hot paintings has been generally revised by way of the titles and content material of the 1st variation, and comprises entire insurance of recommendations used for the choice of particular parts, compounds and teams of compounds, in actual or organic matrices.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt: G-O ( vol 2 )

This article comprises enormous entries from all disciplines related to historical Egypt. one of the multitude of matters lined are faith and mythology, drugs, paintings, archaeology, sociology, alternate and trade, dialects, and agriculture.

Extra resources for Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast

Example text

African American Culture Associations and Organizations Business, Labor, and Economics Children and Youth China Citizenship Civil Rights and Social Activism Colonialism Concepts and Constructs Controversial Organizations and Individuals Cultural Groups Education Film Gender and Sexuality Genetic and Biological Concepts Genocide Health History Immigration 20. Latino/Hispanic Culture 21. Legal Cases, Individuals, and Issues 22. Literature 23. Native American Culture 24. Performing Arts 25. Popular Culture 26.

In 1800 Gabriel Prosser, inspired by French and American revolutionary ideals, headed a conspiracy of a thousand slaves in Henrico County, Virginia. In 1811 Charles Deslandes, inspired by the Haitian Revolution, sparked a rebellion of 500 slaves about forty miles northwest of New Orleans. In the fighting, federal troops killed sixty blacks in battle, and they executed twenty-one others, including Deslandes. The former slave Denmark Vesey led a failed slave conspiracy in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1822.

Garrison also founded the New ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RACE AND RACISM Abolition Movement England Anti-Slavery Society in 1832, into which the MGCA merged, in the basement of the African Meeting House in Boston, and he formed close personal and professional ties with black abolitionists. ABOLITIONISM MATURES The founding of the American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) in Philadelphia in 1833 marked the start of the interracial antebellum abolitionist movement and the coming together of three important antislavery groups: African Americans, Quakers, and a handful of radical whites such as Garrison.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 25 votes