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" In conclusion, mention must be made of certain practices which have their base in native esthetics but which depend upon the pervasive aversion to the natural body and its functions. There are ritual fasts to make fat people thin and ceremonial feasts... "
Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach - Page 241
by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo - 1990 - 516 pages
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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - History - 2001 - 376 pages
...backwards). With cool affect, he at once ridicules Americans and high-serious ethnographers. For example: Mention must be made of certain practices which have...if they are small, and smaller if they are large. General dissatisfaction with breast shape is symbolized in the fact that the ideal form is virtually...
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Culture in Clinical Care

Bette Bonder, Laura Martin (PhD.), Andrew W. Miracle - Medical - 2002 - 191 pages
...and a few individuals even see their troubles going back to the traumatic effects of their own birth. In conclusion, mention must be made of certain practices...Still other rites are used to make women's breasts large if they are small, and smaller if they are large. General dissatisfaction with breast shape is...
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