Suntanning in 20th Century America

Suntanning in 20th Century America

Book - 2005
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Examines the twentieth century suntan as a social and scientific phenomenon. Beginning with the years 1900-1920, it debunks the myth that changing attitudes toward the tan sprang largely from the world of fashion. Initial pro-tanning medical hype, emerging negative opinions, the development of sunscreens, the debate over sunscreen efficacy, and the sunless tan.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2005
ISBN: 9780786423941
Branch Call Number: 613.193 S45s
Characteristics: v, 209 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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