Body Cultures explores the connection among the physique, recreation and panorama. This e-book provides the 1st severely edited number of Henning Eichberg's provocative essays into 'body culture'. Eichberg, a widely known student in continental Europe who attracts upon the tips of Elias, Focault, Habermas and others, is now attracting huge curiosity from Anglo-American sociologists, historians and geographers. This assortment has been generally edited to focus on Eichberg's most crucial arguments and issues. Introductory essays from the editors and Susan Brownell supply transparent factors and interpretations in addition to a biography of Eichberg.

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