Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras

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Harry N. Abrams, 2001 - Design - 160 pages
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Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.

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This book is rich in information. I was impressed by the way the author jumped onto both sides of the fence regaurding the very scandelous topic of body modification, giving facts with little opinion. The illustrations were breathtaking and not overbearing. A lovely read. Read full review

Contents

Preface
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Medieval Breasts Small and Molded
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Out of the Blue the Breast of Agnès Sorel
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