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Title Superman supreme : fascist body as political icon - global fascism / editor, J.A. Mangan
Published London : Frank Cass, 2000


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Description xiv, 257 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Series Sport in the global society, 1368-9789
Sport in the global society.
Contents Model of masculinity : Mussolini, the 'new Italian' of the Fascist era / Gigliola Gori -- Muscular Anschluss : German bodies and Austrian imitators / Wolfgang Weber and Paula Black -- Fascist political athletes and the body politic : Bulgaria reborn / Vassil Girginov and Peter Bankov -- The iconic symbolism of Niels Bukh : Aryan body culture, Danish gymnastics and Nordic tradition / Hans Bonde -- Fascists and Christians! in the Spanish martial tradition of the soldier-monk / Teresa González Aja -- Return to manhood : the cult of masculinity and the British Union of Fascists / Tony Collins -- Bodies from Brazil : Fascist aesthetics in a South American setting / Lamartine P. Da Costa and Plinio Labriola -- Militarism, sacrifice and emperor worship : the expendable male body in Fascist Japanese martial culture / J.A. Mangan and Takeshi Komagome -- Blue shirts, nationalists and nationalism : fascism in 1930s China / Fan Hong -- Epilogue : Prometheus past, present and future / J.A. Mangan
Notes Originally published as a special issue of The international journal of the history of sport, v.16 n.4, December 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Body image -- Political aspects.
Fascism and art.
Fascist aesthetics.
Masculinity in art.
Sports and state.
Symbolism in politics.
Author Mangan, J. A. (James Anthony), 1939-
LC no. 99058056
ISBN 0714649554 (cased)
0714680141 (paperback)
Other Titles Fascist body as political icon : global fascism
OTHER TI International journal of the history of sport
Other Titles The international journal of the history of sport