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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Martha H Verbrugge
|Description:||xi, 391 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: body, science, and difference in the gym --
"Who is that woman?": female physical educators, 1890s-1940s --
Active womanhood and the science of sex differences, 1890s-1940s --
Gym periods and monthly periods, 1900-1940 --
Gender, race, and equity: Howard University and the University of Nebraska --
"The joy of hard play": competitive activities for college women, 1920s-1950s --
Separate and unequal: the public schools of Washington, D.C., 1890s-1950s --
"It's just the gym": female physical educators, 1950-2005 --
Physical fairness: science, feminism, and sex differences, 1950-2005 --
Exercising caution: physical activity and reproductive health, 1940-2005 --
Conclusion: justice in the gym.
|Other Titles:||A history of women's physical education in twentieth-century
A history of women's physical education in 20th century
|Responsibility:||Martha H. Verbrugge.|
Active Bodies is an extensive and authoritative survey of women's physical education in America. Vanessa Heggie, Journal of the History of Medicine outstanding piece of historical scholarship ...
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