美とビジネス<br>Beauty and Business : Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America (Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture)

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美とビジネス
Beauty and Business : Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America (Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 288 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415926669
  • DDC分類 391.60973

基本説明

Explores how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors.

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Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            1  (4)
Philip Scranton
Acknowledgments 5 (2)
On Beauty...and the History of Business 7 (17)
Kathy Peiss
Part 1 Images and Reforms
``Any Desired Length'': Negotiating Gender 24 (28)
through Sports Clothing, 1870-1925
Sarah A. Gordon
Questionable Beauty: The Dangers and Delights 52 (35)
of the Cigarette in American Society,
1880-1930
Nancy Bowman
Collars and Consumers: Changing Images of 87 (22)
American Manliness and Business
Carole Turbin
``Fighting the Corsetless Evil'': Shaping 109(33)
Corsets and Culture, 1900-1930
Jill Fields
Part 2 Business and Work
A Depression-Proof Business Strategy: The 142(27)
California Perfume Company's Motivational
Literature
Katina L. Manko
``I Had My Own Business...So I Didn't Have to 169(26)
Worry'': Beauty Salons, Beauty Culturists,
and the Politics of African-American Female
Entrepreneurship
Tiffany Melissa Gill
``At the Curve Exchange'': Postwar Beauty 195(22)
Culture and Working Women at Maidenform
Vicki Howard
Estee Lauder: Self-Definition and the Modern 217(37)
Cosmetics Market
Nancy Koehn
Part 3 Constructing Commodities
Black Is Profitable: The Commodification of 254(24)
the Afro, 1960-1975
Susannah Walker
``Loveliest Daughter of Our Ancient Cathay!'' 278(31)
Representations of Ethnic and Gender Identity
in the Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Beauty Pageant
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Hiding the Scars: History of Breast 309(20)
Prostheses after Mastectomy Since 1945
Kirsten E. Gardner
Notes on the Contributors 329(2)
Index 331