The Science of Beauty: Culture and Cosmetics in Modern by Annelie Ramsbrock

By Annelie Ramsbrock

What did the beauty practices of middle-class girls within the 19th century have in universal with the fix of men's our bodies mutilated in conflict? What did the hot lady of the Weimar years need to do with the sector of social drugs that emerged within the related interval? They have been all a part of a talk concerning the beauty amendment of our bodies, a debate formed through medical wisdom and normative social versions. Conceived as a cultural background, this ebook examines the historical past of artificially created good looks in Germany from the past due Enlightenment to the early days of nationwide Socialist rule.

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