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Published: 21 June 2012

416 Pages | 25 b/w illus


ISBN: 9780195168792

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A History of Women's Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Martha H. Verbrugge

  • Definitive history of women physical education teachers.
  • Examines how American physical educators interpreted and applied contemporary science, especially theories of sex differences and debates over nature/nurture.
  • Archival research covers over a century, is multi-racial, and includes numerous sports.