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Fat Boys A Slim Book

Author: Sander L Gilman; Sander Gilman
Publisher: Lincoln UNP - Nebraska 2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Fat Boys in the Cultural History of the West -- 2. Fat Boys Writing and Writing Fat Boys -- 3. Patient Zero: Falstaff -- 4. How Fat Detectives Think (And Fat Villains Act) -- 5. Fat Ballplayers and the Bodies of Fat Men -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sander L Gilman; Sander Gilman
ISBN: 9780803204010 0803204019 9780803221833 0803221835
OCLC Number: 1031850752
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (325 Seiten)
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: Fat Is a Man's Issue1. Fat Boys in the Cultural History of the West2. Fat Boys Writing and Writing Fat Boys3. Patient Zero: Falstaff4. How Fat Detectives Think (And Fat Villains Act)5. Fat Ballplayers and the Bodies of Fat MenConclusion: Cutting into the Future of Fat BoysNotes Index

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He is the epitome of health - or a walking time bomb. He is oversexed - or sexless. He is the fat man - a cultural icon, a social enigma, and a pressing medical issue. This book asks how the  Read more...

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"Gilman opens a valuable conversation about the cultural history of obesity that examines how we have come to understand-and misunderstand-the condition."-New York Times Book Review New York Times Read more...

 
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