Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935-1960

Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935-1960

By: Charlotte MacDonald (author)Hardback

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Description

Strong, Beautiful and Modern will appeal to students andscholars of physical education, sports history, and Commonwealthhistory in the interwar period.

About Author

Charlotte Macdonald is a professor of history atVictoria University of Wellington. She has strong interests inwomen's history, both in New Zealand and the wider BritishEmpire, and in the history of sport. Publishing widely on thesesubjects, Charlotte Macdonald is also the co-editor (with FrancesPorter) of My Hand Will Write What My Heart Dictates (1996)and (with Merimeri Penfold and Bridget Williams) The Book of NewZealand Women / Ko Kui Ma Te Kaupapa (1991).

Contents

Introduction 1 Movement is Life: National Fitness in England and Scotland 2 Leisure and Democracy: Physical Welfare as the People'sEntitlement in New Zealand 3 Education or Health? National Fitness in New South Wales andAcross Australia 4 Fitness for War and a Changed World: National Fitness inCanada 5 Healthy Bodies, States and Modernity: A Twentieth-CenturyDilemma Endnotes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774825283
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774825283
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 0774825286

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