Sunday, June 13

How the attitude towards 3 parts of the body has changed over the centuries


  • Joanna Bourke *
  • BBC HistoryExtra Magazine

Drawing of woman

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The body has a history, and attitudes towards it have evolved over the centuries.

We chose three parts and we bring you anecdotes of moments in which they were protagonists.

1. The battle for breasts in the United States

On June 21, 1986, seven American women were arrested for being in the nude in a park in Rochester, New York.


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