Books by Kathy Peiss

Released: May 21, 1998

"A compelling look at beauty as a lightning rod for the bigger conflicts surrounding women's still-evolving social place. (75 b&w photos, not seen)"
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder—but the power of the beauty culture to control women's behavior is impressively illustrated in this study of the growth of America's beauty industry. Read full book review >