Eating to Excess


Book Details

Author  Susan E. Hill
Publisher  Praeger
Publication Date   September 12, 2011
ISBN  0313385068
Pages  178

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This provocative book explores how ancient notions about the fat body and the glutton in western culture both challenge and confirm ideas about what it means to be overweight and gluttonous today.

• Contains various illustrations such as photographs of figures and statues from archeological sties and a depiction of a biblical scene of sacrifice

• Provides a bibliography of primary and secondary sources after each chapter

• Includes a comprehensive index of important topics

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