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Published: 18 October 2009

330 Pages | 49 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199546466

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Reconstructing the Body

Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Ana Carden-Coyne

  • The story of how people recovered from the First World War
  • Explores how physical and cultural reconstruction were linked to aesthetic concepts of the body
  • Investigates war and recovery in a variety of spheres, including the beauty industry, memorials, politics, plastic surgery, and visual culture