By Merril D. Smith
A group of overseas students from numerous disciplines offers key insights and data in regards to the breast in paintings, heritage, style, social routine, medication, sexuality, and extra. Entries speak about depictions of breasts on historical collectible figurines, in Renaissance work, and in present-day ads. They learn how model has emphasised or de-emphasized the breast at numerous instances. They take on clinical issues—such as breast augmentation and breast cancer—and controversies over breastfeeding. The breast as sexual item or even a website of smuggling also are lined. As an entire, theCultural Encyclopedia of the Breast takes an attractive and obtainable examine this remarkable physique part.
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