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Calories & corsets : a history of dieting over 2,000 years

Author: Louise Foxcroft
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2011.
Series: Listen Alaska.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today we are urged from all sides to slim down and shape up, to shed a few pounds or lose life-threatening stones. This title tells the epic story of our complicated relationship with food, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foxcroft, Louise, 1956-
Calories & corsets.
London : Profile Books, ©2011
(OCoLC)774832740
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Foxcroft
ISBN: 9781847654588 1847654584
OCLC Number: 794525775
Awards: Commended for BMA Medical Book Competition 2012 (UK)
Short-listed for Guild of Food Writers Award 2013 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Title: Listen Alaska.
Other Titles: Calories and corsets
Responsibility: Louise Foxcroft.

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