Fitness in American culture : images of health, sport, and the body, 1830-1940

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  • Creator edited by Kathryn Grover
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ; Rochester, N.Y. : Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, ©1989.
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 0870236814, 9780870236815, 0870236822, 9780870236822
  • OCLC ocm19323823

Notes

  • Papers presented at a symposium held at the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in spring, 1986.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Sport in American life / Donald J. Mrozek -- American advertising and the reconstruction of the body, 1880-1930 / T.J. Jackson Lears -- Iron therapy and tonics / Michael R. Harris -- Eating to win / James C. Whorton -- Healthy, moral, and strong / Roberta J. Park
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