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Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed

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By Harold Koda

Over time and across cultures, shifting concepts of beauty have given rise to extraordinary fashions that constrict, enhance, minimize, or exaggerate various zones of the human body. This stimulating book displays and discusses an array of such extreme fashion practices, from the bound feet of aristocratic Manchu women to the tea-tray supporting bustle of an 1880s French visiting dress.

192 pages, 225 full-color illustrations. 9'' x 12''. Paper.

  • 192 pages
  • 225 full-color illustrations
  • 9'' x 12''
  • Paper

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Description

By Harold Koda

Over time and across cultures, shifting concepts of beauty have given rise to extraordinary fashions that constrict, enhance, minimize, or exaggerate various zones of the human body. This stimulating book displays and discusses an array of such extreme fashion practices, from the bound feet of aristocratic Manchu women to the tea-tray supporting bustle of an 1880s French visiting dress.

192 pages, 225 full-color illustrations. 9'' x 12''. Paper.





  • 192 pages
  • 225 full-color illustrations
  • 9'' x 12''
  • Paper


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