Remaking the Male Body

Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France
Author(s): 
Tumblety, Joan
ISBN: 
9780199695577
Date published: 
October 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

The first monograph to explore the imagined link between male athletic prowess and national strength in interwar France. It ultimately sheds light on the roots of Vichy's project for masculine regeneration after the military defeat of 1940.