Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

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Subjects: History & Military
UPC: 9780199280520 Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780199280520 Publisher: Oxford University Press
MPN: N/A Language: English
Brand: Oxford University Press EAN: 9780199280520

Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

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Managing the Body 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.

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Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN-10 0199280525
ISBN-13 9780199280520
eBay Product ID (ePID) 93419191

Product Key Features
Subjects History & Military
Format Hardback
Language English

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Weight 758g
Width 162mm
Height 241mm

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Place of Publication Oxford
Genre History: Specific Subjects
Pagination 408
Content Note 15 Black and White Illustrations
Author Biography Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska is a Professor of Modern British History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is author of Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls, and Consumption, 1939-1955 (OUP, 2000), winner of the 2001 British Council Prize, North American Conference on British Studies. Her other publications include an edited collection, Women in Twentieth Century Britain (Pearson Education, 2001), ‘ The Culture of the Abdomen : Obesity and Reducing in Britain, c.1900-1939’, Journal of British Studies (2005), and ‘Building a British Superman: Physical Culture in Interwar Britain’, Journal of Contemporary History (2006).
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Author Dr Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska
Spine 28mm
Date of Publication 07/10/2010
First Published 2010

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