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Published: 12 December 2012

288 Pages | 24 black and white images

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199695577

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Remaking the Male Body

Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Joan Tumblety

  • The first full-length study to explore the imagined link between male athletic prowess and national strength in interwar France
  • Brings a study of interwar and Vichy sporting and body culture to an Anglophone audience
  • Explores the interface between body culture and scientific (especially medical) discourse