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Shaping the Superman

Fascist Body as Political Icon – Aryan Fascism, 1st Edition

Edited by J A Mangan


232 pages

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This is a study of masculinity as a metaphor and especially of the muscular male body as a moral symbol. It explores the Nazi's preoccupation with the male body as an icon of political power, and the ideology and theories which propelled it.

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Contemporary Review, Feb 2000

"Some superb insights into different aspects of this question."

"a most interesting and informative collection of essays…it would certainly be of use to anyone undertaking research related to the areas of nationalism and/or masculinity in sport - two areas that directly relate to the organisation and management of sport."

European Sport Management Quarterly

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