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Author Blum, Virginia L., 1956-
Title Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery / Virginia L. Blum
Imprint Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, c2003
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RD119 B58 2003    AVAILABLE    30610020158424
 Modern History Library  617.95 B658    AVAILABLE    30550100343597
Descript x, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-340) and index
The patient's body -- Untouchable bodies -- The plastic surgeon and the patient: a slow dance -- Frankenstein gets a facelift -- As if beauty -- The monster and the movie star -- Being and having: celebrity culture and the wages of love -- Addicted to surgery
Subject Surgery, Plastic -- Social aspects
Surgery, Plastic -- Psychological aspects
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