ABSTRACT

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.

chapter |4 pages

Preface

ByPhilip Scranton

chapter |2 pages

Acknowledgments

chapter |16 pages

On Beauty . . . and the History of Business

ByKathy Peiss