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  • ISBN: 1558495495 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781558495494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1558495487 (library cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781558495487 (library cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2006.

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Subject: Sport clothes for women > United States > History > 20th century.
Sports for women > United States > History > 20th century.

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When the Girls Came Out to Play : The Birth of American Sportswear
When the Girls Came Out to Play : The Birth of American Sportswear
by Warner, Patricia C.
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When the Girls Came Out to Play : The Birth of American Sportswear

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Illustrationsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Part 1The Influence of Fashion
    Introduction: Public Clothing for Outdoor Playp. 3
Chapter 1    Factors of Changep. 11
Chapter 2    Women Move Out-of-Doors: Croquet and Skatingp. 24
Chapter 3    Taking Up Tennisp. 45
Chapter 4    Bathing and Swimming: Seeking a "Sensible Costume"p. 61
Chapter 5    Women Enter the Olympics: A Sleeker Swimsuitp. 84
Chapter 6    Bicycling and the Bloomerp. 104
Part 2The Influence of Education
    Introduction: Private Clothing for Physical Educationp. 141
Chapter 7    Trouser Wearing: Early Influencesp. 149
Chapter 8    The Rise of Interest in Exercise for Womenp. 158
Chapter 9    Innovation at Wellesley: A Uniform for Crewp. 177
Chapter 10    The Debut of the Gym Suitp. 196
Chapter 11    Taking Exercise Clothes to New Places: Women Biologists at Woods Holep. 227
Chapter 12    The Merging of Public and Private: Sportswear and the American Stylep. 242
Notesp. 249
Indexp. 279

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