Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America /

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Main Author: Kasson, John F., 1944-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Hill and Wang, 2001.
Edition:1st ed.
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245 1 0 |a Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man :  |b the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America /  |c John F. Kasson. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Hill and Wang,  |c 2001. 
300 |a viii, 256 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Who is the perfect man? : Eugen Sandow and a new standard for America -- The manly art of escape : the metamorphoses of Ehrich Weiss -- "Still a wild beast at heart" : Edgar Rice Burroughs and the dream of Tarzan. 
650 0 |a Men in popular culture  |z United States  |x History. 
650 0 |a Masculinity in popular culture  |z United States  |x History. 
650 0 |a Body, Human  |x Social aspects  |z United States. 
600 1 0 |a Sandow, Eugen,  |d 1867-1925. 
600 1 0 |a Houdini, Harry,  |d 1874-1926. 
650 0 |a Tarzan (Fictitious character) 
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