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Physical Culture and the Body Beautiful
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: Jan Todd
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Mercer University Press

Todd (kinesiology and health education, U. of Texas, Austin) discusses the diverse spectrum of women's exercise in the antebellum era-- especially exercise systems related to an ideal of womanhood--and the ways that purposive training influenced American women physically, intellectually, and emotionally. She also considers the contributions of several physical education
Physical Culture and the Body Beautiful
Language: en
Pages: 1052
Authors: Jan Todd
Categories: Exercise for women
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Physical Culture and the Body Beautiful
Language: en
Pages: 525
Authors: Janice Suffolk Todd
Categories: Exercise for women
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Eugenics and Physical Culture Performance in the Progressive Era
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Shannon L. Walsh
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-16 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book strives to unmask the racial inequity at the root of the emergence of modern physical culture systems in the US Progressive Era (1890sā€“1920s). This book focuses on physical culture ā€“ systematic, non-competitive exercise performed under the direction of an expert ā€“ because tracing how people practiced physical culture
The Culture of Male Beauty in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Paul R. Deslandes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"In The Culture of Male Beauty in Britain, Paul Deslandes offers the definitive account of how notions of male beauty changed in Britain over the past few centuries. With both fluid prose and 120 carefully selected images, Deslandes traces the sustained and culturally significant, masculine engagement with beauty culture in