By H. Marland

this primary significant learn of women' overall healthiness in sleek Britain explores how debates and recommendation on fit girlhood formed principles in regards to the lives of younger girls from the 1870s to the Nineteen Twenties, as theories in regards to the organic boundaries of woman early life have been challenged and women moved into new arenas within the place of work, activity and recreation.

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