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Carden-Coyne, Ana

Cultures of the Abdomen

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Belly and Beyond
Ana Carden-Coyne, Christopher E. Forth

Part I. Diet, Digestion, Excretion

2. The Physiology of Hypochondria in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

3. Corporeal Economies
Joyce L. Huff

4. Kakao and Kaka
Alison Moore

5. American Guts and Military Manhood
Ana Carden-Coyne

Part II. Culture and the Abdomen

6. The Philosophe’s Stomach
Anne C. Vila

7. Coleridge’s Dreaming Gut
George Rousseau

8. It’s “Alimentary”
Jay Geller

9. Tolstoy’s Body
Ronald L. LeBlanc

Part III. Fat and Society

10. Weight Loss in the Age of Reason
Ken Albala

11. Useless and Pernicious Matter
Lucia Dacome

12. “The Belly of Paris”
Christopher E. Forth

13. How Fat Detectives Think
Sander L. Gilman

14. Fat in America
Peter N. Stearns

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Social History, Cultural History, Cultural Studies, Popular Science in Medicine and Health

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
273 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781403981387
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-52880-6

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