Dans ce livre, l’anthropologue Rebecca Popenoe interroge l’embonpoint comme idéal de beauté féminine chez les semi-nomades arabophones de l’Azawagh. Feeding Desire and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. . Among a Saharan People by Rebecca Popenoe Paperback CDN$ Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Brad L. Weiss and others published Feeding Desire: Fatness and Beauty in the Sahara Rebecca.

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Popeno a reminder that an estimated eighty per cent of the world’s societies prefer plump women, this gracefully written book is both a fascinating exploration of the nature of bodily ideals and a highly readable ethnography of a Saharan people.

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Of Sand or Soil. From the time of the loss of their first milk teeth, girls are directed to eat huge bowls of milk and porridge in one of the world’s few examples of active female fattening. Voluptuous immobility is thought to beautify girls’ bodies, hasten the onset of puberty, heighten their sexuality and ripen them for marriage.

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