Health and Education (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Health and Education (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Charles Kingsley
     
 

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In 1874, the Anglican socialist and advocate of “muscular Christianity” looked at England and saw that “tens of thousands...lead sedentary and unwholesome lives, stooping, asphyxiated, employing as small a fraction of their bodies as their minds.” This book compiles his thoughts on improving the physical and spiritual health of the

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In 1874, the Anglican socialist and advocate of “muscular Christianity” looked at England and saw that “tens of thousands...lead sedentary and unwholesome lives, stooping, asphyxiated, employing as small a fraction of their bodies as their minds.” This book compiles his thoughts on improving the physical and spiritual health of the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411451735
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
424
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Charles Kingsley (1819–1875) was an English clergyman, university professor, historian, and novelist—most closely associated with the West Country and Hampshire. Among his novels, the best known are Hypatia, Westward Ho!, and Hereward the Wake. He is also the author of the children’s classic The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby, a story about a boy chimney sweep.

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