Fitness in American culture : images of health, sport, and the body, 1830-1940 (Book, 1989) [Huntingdon College Houghton Memorial Library]
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Fitness in American culture : images of health, sport, and the body, 1830-1940

Author: Kathryn Grover; Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum.
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ; Rochester, N.Y. : Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, ©1989.
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Focusing on the period from 1830 to 1940, this collection of essays by six historians explores America's fascination with health and sport, a preoccupation that continues today in the current diet  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congress
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fitness in American culture.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ; Rochester, N.Y. : Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, ©1989
(OCoLC)551419172
Online version:
Fitness in American culture.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ; Rochester, N.Y. : Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, ©1989
(OCoLC)607881667
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Grover; Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum.
ISBN: 0870236814 9780870236815 0870236822 9780870236822
OCLC Number: 19323823
Notes: Papers presented at a symposium held at the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in spring, 1986.
Description: viii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Kathryn Grover.
Local System Bib Number:
16765
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