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Marrow of the nation : a history of sport and physical culture in Republican China

Author: Andrew D Morris
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
Series: Asia-Local studies/global themes, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew D Morris
ISBN: 0520240847 9780520240841
OCLC Number: 804860933
Description: xx, 368 p. : il., taules ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Tables Acknowledgments Foreword by Joseph Alter 1. introduction 2. "now the fun of exercise can be realized": from calisthenics and gymnastics ticao to sports tiyu in the 1910s 3. "mind, muscle, and money": a physical culture for the 1920s 4. nationalism and power in the physical culture of the 1920s 5. "we can also be the controllers and oppressors": social bodies and national physiques 6. elite competitive sport in the 1930s 7. from martial arts to national skills: the construction of a modern indigenous physical culture, 1912--37 8. tiyu through wartime and "liberation" Glossary of Names Glossary of Terms Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Asia-Local studies/global themes, 10.
Responsibility: Andrew D. Morris ; with a foreword by Joseph S. Alter.

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"Marrow of the Nation is the first book about how new ideas of sport and the body shaped the Chinese nation in its formative years. It is a much needed contribution toward understanding the origins Read more...

 
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