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Author Edmonds, Alexander, 1970-
Title Pretty modern [electronic resource] : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil / Alexander Edmonds.
Publication Info. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series E-Duke books scholarly collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Siliconadas -- The philosopher of plástica -- Without tits there is no paradise -- A brief history of self-esteem -- Hospital school -- The right to beauty -- Aesthetic health -- Preta -- Magnificent miscegenation -- The national passion -- Nanci's rhinoplasty -- My Black is my brand -- Role models -- The economy of appearances -- Creating and modeling nature -- Aesthetic medicine and motherhood -- The vanity of maids -- Lens of dreams -- I love myself.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Surgery, Plastic -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Beauty, Personal -- Social aspects -- Brazil.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Edmonds, Alexander, 1970- Pretty modern Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2010 9780822347859 0822347857 (DLC) 2010028795
ISBN 9780822393115 (electronic book)
0822393115 (electronic book)
9780822347859 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822347857 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822348016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822348012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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