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The perfectible body : the Western ideal of physical development

Author: Kenneth R Dutton
Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents a survey of the male body through the ages, from pagan Greek culture to modern Western society, looking in particular at the search for physical development.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Dutton
ISBN: 1863738398 9781863738392
OCLC Number: 32709906
Description: 400 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1 The evolving body: The emerging body; the body reborn; the visible body; the body built; the popular body. Part 2 The legible body: The social body; the body politic; the sexual body; the self-absorbed body; the self-contained body; the body observed; the body in context.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Dutton.

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