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Author Bundgaard, Axel.

Title Muscle and manliness : the rise of sport in American boarding schools / Axel Bundgaard.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.071 B882m 2005    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Sports and entertainment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents In the Beginning: Puritan Values, Private Schools, and Play -- Tom Brown at Home and Abroad -- The Name of the Game: Organize! -- Postwar Surge: More Schools, Sports, and Schedules -- Muscle and Manliness Indoors -- Scribes and Pundits -- Morality and Sport: Groton's Endicott Peabody -- Ringers and Other Skulduggery -- Faculty Leadership: From Permissive Observer to Vocal Advocate -- Finally, Athletics for All -- An Ending and a New Beginning.
Subject School sports -- Social aspects.
Boarding schools.
Masculinity in sports.
ISBN 0815630824 (hardcover (cloth) : alk. paper)
9780815630821 (hardcover (cloth) : alk. paper)

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