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Of Beasts and Beauty
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Here is a detailed investigation of the concept of beauty in Colombia—its cultural and political origins, its expression through fashion and pageants, and its effect on the people of a country plagued by violence, inequality, and corruption.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. iii-v
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. 1. Setting
  2. pp. 13-30
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  1. 2. “La mujer reina pero no gobierna,” 1845–1885
  2. pp. 31-60
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  1. 3. Bicycle Race, 1885–1914
  2. pp. 61-72
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  1. 4. Apparent Modernity, 1914–1929
  2. pp. 73-89
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  1. 5. Liberal Beauty, 1930–1948
  2. pp. 90-105
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  1. 6. Exclusive Beasts, 1948–1958
  2. pp. 106-127
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  1. 7. From Miss Universe to the Anti-Reina, 1958–1968
  2. pp. 128-156
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  1. 8. Static Government, Social Evolution, 1968–1979
  2. pp. 157-179
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  1. 9. Pulchritude, the Palacio, and Power, 1979–1985
  2. pp. 180-210
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  1. Conclusion and Epilogue to 2011
  2. pp. 211-233
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 235-259
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 261-269
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 271-280
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