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Thinking Allowed - Nudity from BBC Radio 4
« on: April 11, 2020, 08:33:35 pm »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000f07g

Laurie Taylor explores the cultural history of nudity and its impact on ideas about the body from the early twentieth century to the present. He talks to Sarah Schrank, Professor of History at California State University, about the unusual eras and locations in which it thrived - from Depression-era collectives to 1950s suburban nudist communities—as well as the more predictable beaches and resorts. They’re joined by Barbara Górnicka, Assistant Professor in Sociology at University College, Dublin, who asks why we find exposing bodies shameful and draws on her own participation in a nudist swimming club.

Pretty good audio documentary to listen to if you're stuck home self isolating.  :happy
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