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Of beasts and beauty : gender, race, and identity in Colombia

Author: Michael Edward Stanfield
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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All societies around the world and through time value beauty highly. Tracing the evolutions of the Colombian standards of beauty since 1845, this book explores their significance to and symbiotic  Read more...

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History
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Stanfield, Michael Edward, 1957-
Of beasts and beauty.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012044364
(OCoLC)820450694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Edward Stanfield
ISBN: 9780292745599 0292745591 9782920745582 2920745581
OCLC Number: 852159198
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "La mujer reina pero no gobierna," 1845-1885 --
Bicycle race, 1885-1914 --
Apparent modernity, 1914-1929 --
Liberal beauty, 1930-1948 --
Exclusive beasts, 1948-1958 --
From Miss Universe to the anti-reina, 1958-1968 --
Static government, social evolution, 1968-1979 --
Pulchritude, the palacio, and power, 1979-1985.
Responsibility: by Michael Edward Stanfield.

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