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Peter Stearns is Provost and Professor of History at George Mason University. He is the author of many books, including Jealousy: The Evolution of an Emotion in American History and American Cool: Developing the Twentieth-Century Emotional Style, both available from NYU Press.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Weight loss -- United States -- History.
Weight loss -- France -- History.
Body image -- United States -- History.
Body image -- France -- History.
Fat -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Fat -- Social aspects -- France -- History.