Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton

Historians explore how our ideas of "attractiveness" are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They illuminate the ways in which beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America through studying examples such as the sexual dynamics of bathing suits, the deeper meanings of corsets and the social role of the African - American hair salon.

Buy Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415926676
ISBN-10: 041592667X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton

Book Reviews - Beauty and Business by Philip Scranton

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Beauty and Business book by Philip Scranton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Philip Scranton

Philip Scranton is the Governor's Board Professor at Rutgers, editor of the journal Enterprise and Society, and director of research at the Hagley Center. He is author of several books, including Endless Novelty: Specialty Production and American Industrialization (1997).

Books By Philip Scranton

Emergence of Routines by Philip Scranton
Hardback, December 2016
$110.66
Industrializing Organisms by Philip Scranton
Paperback, November 2003
$47.69
Figured Tapestry by Philip Scranton
Paperback, August 2002
$121.50
Proprietary Capitalism by Philip Scranton
Paperback, July 2002
$62.06