Freeing the Female Body

Freeing the Female Body


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714681290
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Series: Sport in the Global Society Series , #10
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

"All the freedom of the boy": Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 19th-century architect of women's rights, Roberta J. Park; a martyr for modernity: Qiu Jin, feminist, warrior revolutionary, Fan Hong and J. A. Mangan; a militant madonna: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, feminism and physical culture, Patricia Vertinsky; a lifetime of campaigning: Ettie Rout, emancipationist beyond the pale, Jane Tolerton; breaking bounds, Alice Profe, radical and emancipationist, Gertrud Pfister; at the heart of a new profession: Margaret Stansfeld, a radical English educationalist, Richard Smart; Alexandrine Gibb in "no man's land of sport", M Ann Hall; glittering icin of fascist femininity: Trebisonda "Ondina" Valla, Gigliola Gori; ignoring taboos: Maria Lenk, Latin American inspirationalist, Sebastiao Votre and Ludmila Mourao; in pursuit of empowerment: Sensei Nellie Kleinsmidt and gender challenges in South Africa, Denise E.M. Jones; epilogue: prospects for the new millennium - women, emancipation and the body, J.A. Mangan.

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