Fit for America: Health, Fitness, Sport, and American Society

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - 367 páginas
Provides a history of American attitudes towards fitness prior to World War II, looks at gymnastics, calisthenics, and pseudo-medical treatments, and examines changes in diet and dress

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Fit for America: health, fitness, sport, and American society

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"It does seem to me that there would not be so much pain and suffering . . . if there were no doctors . . . .'' The skepticism reflected in this statement by a New York farmer in 1853, quoted in this ... Ler resenha completa

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Spices and the Social Order
30
The Springs and Shocks of Life
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and the Wilderness Cure
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