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Author Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina.
Title Managing the body [electronic resource] : beauty, health, and fitness in Britain, 1880-1939 / Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Author Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina.
Subject Physical fitness -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Physical fitness -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Body image -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Body image -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Gender identity -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Gender identity -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Physical education and training -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Physical education and training -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 394 p.) : ill.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-364) and index.
Contents Pt. I. 1880-1914. Modern urban lifestyles, degeneration, and the male body ; The fit male body, nation, and Empire ; The modern woman as race mother -- pt. II. 1918-1939. Building an 'A 1 nation' : health and life reform in the 1920s ; Reconstructing the male body ; The modern female body as a mass phenomenon ; National fitness in the 1930s.
Summary Explores the emergence of modern male and female bodies within the context of debates about racial fitness and active citizenship in Britain from the 1880s until 1939.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9780199280520
0199280525
OCLC # 700950732
Additional Format Print version: Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina. Managing the body : beauty, health, and fitness in Britain, 1880-1939. Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199280520 (DLC) 2010930326 (OCoLC)617565372