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Title:
When the girls came out to play : the birth of American sportswear
Author:
Warner, Patricia Campbell, 1936-
Publication Information:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xxii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Illustrations -- Preface -- influence of fashion -- Introduction : Public clothing for outdoor play -- Factors of change -- Women move out-of-doors : croquet and skating -- Taking up tennis -- Bathing and swimming : seeking a "sensible costume" -- Women enter the Olympics : a sleeker swimsuit -- Bicycling and the bloomer -- influence of education -- Introduction : Private clothing for physical education -- Trouser wearing : early influences -- rise of interest in exercise for women -- Innovation at Wellesley : a uniform for crew -- debut of the gym suit -- Taking exercise clothes to new places : women biologists at Woods Hole -- merging of public and private : sportswear and the American style -- Notes -- Index.
ISBN:
9781558495494

9781558495487
Format :
Book