Hartmut Berghoff & Thomas Kühne, eds.

Globalizing Beauty: Consumerism and Body Aesthetics in the Twentieth Century

Worlds of Consumption. New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2013

This volume aims to advance our understanding of beauty's role in modern consumer societies by bringing together fresh scholarship that addresses a common set of questions from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including especially history, but also black studies, women's studies, German studies, sociology, and anthropology.