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Contents List of Illustrations vii Preface ix Part One: The Influence of Fashion Introduction: Public Clothing for Outdoor Play 3 Chapter 1. Factors of Change 000 Chapter 2. Women Move Out-of-Doors: Croquet and Skating 000 Chapter 3. Taking up Tennis 000 Chapter 4. Bathing and Swimming: Seeking a ?Sensible Costume? 000 Chapter 5. Women Enter the Olympics: A Sleeker Swimsuit 000 Chapter 6. Bicycling and the Bloomer 000 Part Two: The Influence of Education Introduction: Private Clothing for Physical Eduction 000 Chapter 7. Trouser Wearing: Early Influences 000 Chapter 8. The Rise of Interest in Exercise for Women 000 Chapter 9. Innovation at Wellesley: A Uniform for Crew 000 Chapter 10. The Debut of the Gym Suit 000 Chapter 11. Taking Exercise Clothes to New Places: Women Biologists at Woods Hole 000 Chapter 12. The Merging of Public and Private: Sportswear and the American Style 000 Notes 000 Index 000 <vii-viii> Illustrations
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Sport clothes for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sports for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.