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Author Whorton, James, 1942-

Title Crusaders for Fitness [electronic resource] : The History of American Health Reformers / James C. Whorton.

Imprint Princeton, New Jersey ; Guildford, Surrey : Princeton University Press, 1982.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 361 p. : Grayscale Illustration ; 23 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Published by Princeton University Press.
This book has been composed in DeVinne by Americomp, Brattleboro, Vermont Designed by Barbara Werden.
Clothbound editions of Princeton University Press books are printed on acid-free paper, and binding materials are chosen for strength and durability.
Printed in the United States of America by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents A Fig for the Doctors -- Christian Physiology -- Tempest in a Flesh-pot -- Physical Education -- Hygiene in Evolution -- Physiologic Optimism -- Muscular Vegetarianism -- Uric Acid and Other Fetishes -- Philosophy in the Gymnasium -- The Hygiene of the Wheel -- A Modern Conspectus.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
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Subject Health reformers -- United States -- History.
Health attitudes -- United States -- History.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 0691046948
Standard No. 2027/heb.02537 hdl

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