Fat in America

  • Peter N. Stearns


American fat plays no small role in the contemporary world if only because it is unusually voluminous and evident. It serves as a national symptom and symbol. And while the American-ness can be overdone, there is a distinctive national experience that is both fascinating and cautionary.


Anorexia Nervosa Weight Issue Advanced Industrial Society Good Housekeeping Fast Eating 
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