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The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by  Joan Jacobs Brumberg - Hardcover - 1997 - from The Book House  - St. Louis and Biblio.co.uk

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The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls

by Brumberg, Joan Jacobs

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New York: Random House Inc, 1997. Very Good with DJ hardcover . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

The author of Fasting Girls:  The History of Anorexia Nervosa , Joan Jacobs Brumberg is a Stephen H. Weiss Professor at Cornell University, where she holds a unique appointment teaching in the fields of history, human development, and women's studies.  Her research and sensitive writing about American women and girls have been recognized by the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony.  She lives in Ithaca, New York. Awards Brumberg has received include the Berkshire Book Prize for the best book by a woman historian, given by the Berkshire Women's History Conference (1988); the John Hope Franklin Prize for the best book in American Studies, given by the American Studies Association (1989); the Eileen Basker Memorial Prize for the best book in the area of gender and mental health, given by the Society for Medical Anthropology (1989); and the Watson Davis Prize for the best book in translating ideas for the public, given by the History of Science Society (1989).




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