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Author Hau, Michael.

Title The cult of health and beauty in Germany : a social history, 1890-1930 / Michael Hau
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2003


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 W'PONDS  306.4610943 Hau/Coh  AVAILABLE
Description x, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Life Reform as Burgerliche Kultur -- Ch. 2. Popular Hygienic Culture, Class, and Aesthetic Norms -- Ch. 3. Gender and Aesthetic Norms in Popular Hygienic Culture -- Ch. 4. Racial Aesthetics -- Ch. 5. Models of Holistic Constitutionalism in Regular Medicine and Natural Therapy -- Ch. 6. The Constitutional Convergence: Life Reform, the "Crisis of Medicine," and Weimar Hygiene Exhibitions -- Ch. 7. Constitutional Typologies: Weimar Racial Science and Medicine -- Ch. 8. Weimar Leisure Culture: Freikorperkultur and the Quest for Authenticity and Volksgemeinschaft
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health behavior -- Germany -- History.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Germany.
Health attitudes -- Germany -- History.
Social medicine -- Germany.
Hygiene -- Germany -- History.
Germany -- Social life and customs -- History.
LC no. 2002014839
ISBN 0226319741 cloth alkaline paper
0226319768 paperback alkaline paper