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Author Fair, John D. author.

Title Mr. America : the tragic history of a bodybuilding icon / John D. Fair.

Publication Info. Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    796.41 FAI    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Terry and Jan Todd series on physical culture and sports
Terry and Jan Todd series on physical culture and sports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-435) and index.
Contents Precedents -- The Greek ideal -- The athletic body -- The golden age -- The first Mr. America contests -- The glory years -- Multiple Mr. Americas -- Winds of change -- Decline and fall -- The Arnold era -- The Sprague revolution -- Professionalizing amateurism -- Eclipse of an icon.
Subject Bodybuilding -- Competitions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Mister America
ISBN 9780292760820 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292760825 (cloth : alk. paper)

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