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Beauty, Fashion and Health


Volume Contents

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    Front Matter
  • Dress Reform
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      Dress, Health & Beauty: A Book for Ladies.
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        I
        Necessity for Reform
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        II
        Structure of the Body
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        III
        The Tyranny of Dress
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        IV
        The Structure of the Body
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        V
        Health versus Custom
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        VI
        Solution of the Problem
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        VII
        Why We are Not Strong
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      Rational Dress; or. the Dress of Women and Savages By E. M. King
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      The Clothes Question Considered: In Its Relation to Beauty Comfort and Health By Mary S. G. Nichols
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        Of the Importance of This Question—Especially as to the Clothing of Women
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        II
        Of the Hair—Hair Washes, Restorers, Dyes, and Hair and Brain Poisons
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        III
        Of the Warmth, and Weight, and Encumbrance of Clothing
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        IV
        The Difficulty of Dress Reform
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        V
        How Fashion Cramps Activity and Industry
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        VI
        The Heroism, Sufferings, Rights and Wrongs of Women
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        VII
        The Relations of Dress and Education
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        VIII
        On the Relations of Dress to Modesty and Health, with Illustrative Cases
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        IX
        The Dress of the Feet and Hands
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        X
        Baby Clothes, Bed Clothes, Ligatures, Etc
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        XI
        Æsthetics of Dress
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      Dress, and How to Improve It By Frances Stuart Parker
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        Conviction and Conversion
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        II
        A Woman's Club for Physical Culture and Correct Dress
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        III
        Advantages of Reform Undergarments
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        IV
        Development of Body
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        VII
        Dress Reform Garments
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        XII
        Patterns