On and Off the Playing Fields: A Modern History of Physical Education for Girls in Eastern China (1895-1937), 1st Edition

  • Yu Chien-ming
  • Published By: Institute of Modern History Academia Sinica
  • ISBN-10: 9814617687
  • ISBN-13: 9789814617680
  • DDC: 796.082097
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 443 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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A book that attempts to examine physical education for girls in eastern China from the late Qing period to the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japan War (1937-1945) in terms of its connection with the nation and social culture from the perspective of genders. It explores the new concepts and behaviors brought by the Western physical education for girls and how they impacted public opinions, school education, student's life, sports and competitions, spectator's responses, mass media, and visual culture.