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Author Lowe, Margaret A., 1961-

Title Looking good : college women and body image, 1875-1930 / Margaret A. Lowe.

Imprint Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.4 L951l 2003    ---  Available
Description viii, 212 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Gender relations in the American experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ideals and expectations : health and femininity, 1875-1910 -- Fit for academia : gaining pounds, vigor, and virtue, 1875-1910 -- Body, spirit, and race : embodying respect, 1890-World War I -- The college look : campus fashions, 1875-World War I -- New women, coeds, and flappers, 1910-1930 -- The new shape of science, 1910-1930.
Subject Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Body image.
Women college students.
Women -- Identity.
ISBN 080187209X

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