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The Resource Able-bodied womanhood : personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston, Martha H. Verbrugge

Able-bodied womanhood : personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston, Martha H. Verbrugge

Label
Able-bodied womanhood : personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston
Title
Able-bodied womanhood
Title remainder
personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston
Statement of responsibility
Martha H. Verbrugge
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Against the backdrop of national debate about female duties and well-being, this book follows middle-class women as they learned about physiology and hygiene through popular health literature, voluntary clubs, and schools in Boston. The pursuit of health also enabled the women to explore the nature of womanhood, and discover the meanings
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Verbrugge, Martha H
Dewey number
613/.04244/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA778
LC item number
.V452 1988eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QT 11 AM4
NLM item number
V4a 1988
Series statement
ACLS Humanites E-book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Physical fitness for women
  • Physical education for women
  • Health Services
  • History, 19th Century
  • Physical Fitness
  • Women
  • Women's Health Services
  • Boston
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Physical education for women
  • Physical fitness for women
  • Women
  • Massachusetts
Label
Able-bodied womanhood : personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston, Martha H. Verbrugge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. The Etiology of Dis-ease: Life and Death in Middle-Class Boston, 1830-1860; 2. Moral Physiology and the Habits of a Healthy Life; 3. "Know Thyself": The Ladies' Physiological Institute of Boston and Vicinity, 1848-1880; 4. In Private and In Public: The Ladies' Physiological Institute, 1880-1898; 5. Fitness of Body and Mind: Personal Health in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston; 6. "Stronger in Body as well as in Mind": Physical Education at Wellesley College, 1875-1900; 7. "Veritable Crusaders": The Early Graduates of the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, 1889-1900
Control code
290498295
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429400985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290498295
Label
Able-bodied womanhood : personal health and social change in nineteenth-century Boston, Martha H. Verbrugge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. The Etiology of Dis-ease: Life and Death in Middle-Class Boston, 1830-1860; 2. Moral Physiology and the Habits of a Healthy Life; 3. "Know Thyself": The Ladies' Physiological Institute of Boston and Vicinity, 1848-1880; 4. In Private and In Public: The Ladies' Physiological Institute, 1880-1898; 5. Fitness of Body and Mind: Personal Health in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston; 6. "Stronger in Body as well as in Mind": Physical Education at Wellesley College, 1875-1900; 7. "Veritable Crusaders": The Early Graduates of the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, 1889-1900
Control code
290498295
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429400985
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290498295

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