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Author Kirk, David, 1958-

Title Schooling bodies : school practice and public discourse, 1880-1950 / David Kirk
Published London ; Washington, D.C. : Leicester University Press, 1998

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Description 148 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Schooling Bodies -- 2. Drilling Bodies: The Emergence of Militarized Physical Training -- 3. Examining Bodies: School Anthropometrics and Medical Inspection -- 4. Resisting Bodies: Physical Training and Medical Inspection in Decline -- 5. Civilizing Bodies: The Games Ethic and Sport in Schools -- 6. Liberating Bodies: National Fitness and the New Physical Education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human body -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Physical education and training -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Physical education and training -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Physical education and training -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Physical education and training -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Schools -- Medical examinations -- Australia.
Schools -- Medical examinations -- Great Britain.
LC no. 97033451
ISBN 0718501004