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Suzanne Noël : cosmetic surgery, feminism and beauty in early twentieth-century France / Paula J. Martin, Georgia Southwestern State University, USA.

  • Martin, Paula J.
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Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]

Physical description

xi, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


La Belle Époque : Paris, medical school and a young Suzanne Noël (1878-1914) -- Personal disasters, World War I, and broken faces (1914-1930) -- Cosmetic surgery : "a boon to women" in a French beauty culture -- Suzanne : liberal feminist, and yet politely radical -- Suzanne Noël, godmother of Soroptimist International -- A female plastic surgeon and innovative pioneer -- Noël's legacy : a life dedicated to others.


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    History of Medicine
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