Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

By: Yunxiang Gao (author)Hardback

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This book will appeal to those interested in Chinese history, gender studies, cinema studies, and sports history.

About Author

Yunxiang Gao is an associate professor of East Asian history at Ryerson University.

Contents

Introduction 1 Zhang Huilan (1898-1996): The "Mother of Women's Modern Physical Education" 2 Nationalist and Feminist Discourses on Jianmei (Robust Healthy Beauty) 3 The Basketball Team of the Private Liangjiang Women's Tiyu Normal School 4 The Evanescent Glory of the Track Queens 5 "Miss China," Yang Xiuqiong (1918-82): A Female Olympic Swimmer 6 Sportswomen on Screen: The "Athletic Movie Star," Li Lili (1915-2005) Conclusion Notes; Glossary of Chinese Terms, Titles, and Names; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824811
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9780774824811
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 0774824816

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