It: A History of Human Beauty

Hambledon and London (2004)
Abstract
Physical attractiveness has always had a large effect on personal success, social standing, and behavior. In It , Arthur Marwick observes beauty as a possessed quality as important to ones fate as intelligence, strength, wealth, education, or family. From royal mistresses and ancient queens to modern film stars and politicians, Marwick looks at the potent influence appearance has had on history and human fate.
Keywords Aesthetics, Modern  Social history
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Call number BH151.M375 2004
ISBN(s) 1852854480   9781852854485   9781847250506
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