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Russell L. Weaver; Steven I. Friedland; Catherine Hancock; Bryan Fair; John Knechtle; Richard D. Rosen

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Russell L. Weaver, Steven I. Friedland, Catherine Hancock, Bryan Fair, John Knechtle, Richard D. Rosen

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Item Description: Aspen Publishers, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. We are not able to ship internationally. May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, Access cards or other supplementary material. Usually ships within 2 business days in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 8800028867850

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Univ of Delaware Pr, 1992. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP77631940

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Henry Jarrett (editor) H.C. Darby, Gordon M. Fair, Philippe Lamour, E.M. Nicholson, E.G. Pleva, Thorsten Streyffert, Richard E. McArdle, Stanley A. Cain, John H. Nixon, D.A. Williams, Conrad L. Wirth, Abel Wolman, Ayers Brinser, Edward J. Clearly, Maurice

Published by Johns Hopkins (1961)

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Item Description: Johns Hopkins, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket present as described. First Edition. This hardcover book is Fine, being square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. There is a prior name neatly penned on the free end page. The dustjacket is Very Good, with minor edgewear. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 003906

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Russell L. Weaver; Steven I. Friedland; Catherine Hancock; Bryan Fair; John Knechtle; Richard D. Rosen

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MacDonald, John D St Louis Book Fair

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Item Description: J B Lippincott Co 1978 Philadelphia, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. NF/VG+ 1st HB 8vo 4/19/96 239 DW corners rubbed, spine extremties rubbed and creased, spine heal lightly chipped. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS000776

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Fair, John D.

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Huppert, George (ed.); Fair, John D.; Coclanis, Peter A.; Wood, Alan T.; Hancock, David; Hoffman, Phililp T.; Jones-Rooy, Andrea;Page, Scott E.; Dorn, Harold

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Item Description: Wiley Periodicals, Inc., Malden, Ma, U. S. A., 2010. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Square, sound binding. Clean and bright pages. Wraps have light edge rubbing. ; Contents: Fair, The Georgia Slave Narratives: A Historical Conundrum. Coclanis, Round Table on "Fire, Water, Earth, and Sky: Global Systems History and the Human Prospect": An Introduction. Wood, Fire, Water, Earth, and Sky: Global Systems History and the Human Prospect. Hancock, Organizing Our Thoughts: "Global Systems" and the Challenge of Writing a More Complex History. Hoffman, Comment on Alan Wood's "Fire, Water, Earth, and Sky: Global Systems History and the Human Prospect." Jones-Rooy and Page, The Complexities of Global Systems History. Dorn, Saints and Scientists. ; 9.0" tall; 118 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 300086

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Fair, John D

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Item Description: 1980, 1980. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Oxford, Clarendon Press. First edition octavo. 342pp +index. A very good copy in dj. Remainder mark on the bottom edge. A very good copy in price clipped dj. Bookseller Inventory # 18492

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Railroad History) [Rak Reutter, editor/publisher] [Dan Cupper, books] [William D. Middleton, Herbert H. Harwood Jr, Alfred C. Mierzejewski, James R. Fair, Charles Long, John H. White Jr, J. W. Swanberg, James D. Dilts]

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Item Description: The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, [Urbana, IL], 2002. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition. Pictorial wrappers [about 6" x 9"], 160 pages, profusely photo-illustrated. VG copy [horizontal spine creasing, light creasing and very scattered soiling/staining to the front cover]. Bookseller Inventory # 67698

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JOHN D. FAIR

Published by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS (1980)

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Pruett, Katharine M & Fair, John D + McCorkle, James L

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Item Description: Agri History, 1992. Pamphlet. Book Condition: Very Good. Vol 66, No 1 pp. 19-41 + 42-62, Illus, disbound & removed from orig vol, then Recased in Orig Journal Covers (Pamphlet), VG. Bookseller Inventory # 034779

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1980. hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Ex-library copy with minor shelfwear, labelmark on spine. Accession stamps on front matter, title and barcode on BEP. Contents otherwise clean and sound. TPW. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 247596

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Fair, John D.

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ISBN:0-19-822601-2. Jacket slightly rubbed and price-clipped. Jacket in Brodart cover.354 pages. Bookseller Inventory # J10412

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Pennsylvania State Univ Press, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. From the 1930s to the 1980s, the capital of weightlifting in America was York, Pennsylvania, the home of the York Barbell Company. Bob Hoffman, the founder of York Barbell, propagated an ideology of success for Americans seeking physical improvement. Often called the "Father of World Weightlifting, "Hoffman was a pioneer in marketing barbells and health foods. He popularized weight training and inaugurated a golden age of American weightlifting. Muscletown USA - part biography, part business history, and part sports history - chronicles how Hoffman made York the mecca of manly culture for millions of followers worldwide. Hoffman created his so-called muscle empire out of an oil-burner business that he started in the early 1920s. Within a decade, his passion for sport exceeded his need to produce oil burners and by the outset of the Depression he began manufacturing barbells at the factory. He soon discovered a willing public of aspiring weightlifters like himself who would buy not only barbells but also health and fitness products. Hoffman soon recruited a remarkable group of athletes, whom he tagged his "York Gang." He gave these men jobs in the factory, where they trained for national and international meets. Gradually, Hoffman emerged as one of the most prominent muscle peddlers in America, using his fame and fortune to promote competitive weightlifting, bodybuilding, and powerlifting. Muscletown USA reveals other innovations in which Hoffman played a major role, including weight training for athletes, health foods, bottled spring water, isometrics, and women's weightlifting. Even anabolic steroids, first used by weightlifters in the early 1960s, were a direct outgrowth of the fitness culture spawned by Hoffman. Meticulously researched and engagingly written, Fair's book will appeal to a wide range of readers, including anyone fascinated by American sports history and the iron game. Bookseller Inventory # 000334

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Fair, John D.

Published by Clarendon. (1980)

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Stoddard, John F. (John Fair), 1825-1873,Henkle, W. D. (William Downs), 1828-1881

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Item Description: 2013. HARDCOVER. Book Condition: New. 460 Lang:- eng, Pages 460, It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back in black & white format . Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents.We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1111000020437

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John D. Fair

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FAIR, JOHN D.

Published by Clarendon Press,, Oxford: (1980)

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John D. Fair

Published by University of Texas Press, United States (2015)

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Item Description: University of Texas Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 236 x 165 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. For most of the twentieth century, the Mr. America image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world s premier bodybuilding event over the next thirty years. Rooted in ancient Greek virtues of health, fitness, beauty, and athleticism, it showcased some of the finest specimens of American masculinity. Interviewing nearly one hundred major figures in the physical culture movement (including twenty-five Mr. Americas) and incorporating copious printed and manuscript sources, John D. Fair has created the definitive study of this iconic phenomenon. Revealing the ways in which the contest provided a model of functional and fit manhood, Mr. America captures the event s path to idealism and its slow descent into obscurity. As the 1960s marked a turbulent transition in American society - from the civil rights movement to the rise of feminism and increasing acceptance of homosexuality - Mr. America changed as well. Exploring the influence of other bodily displays, such as the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia contests and the Miss America Pageant, Fair focuses on commercialism, size obsession, and drugs that corrupted the competition s original intent. Accessible and engaging, Mr. America is a compelling portrayal of the glory days of American muscle. For most of the twentieth century, the Mr. America image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world s premier bodybuilding event over the next thirty years. Rooted in ancient Greek virtues of health, fitness, beauty, and athleticism, it showcased some of the finest specimens of American masculinity. Interviewing nearly one hundred major figures in the physical culture movement (including twenty-five Mr. Americas) and incorporating copious printed and manuscript sources, John D. Fair has created the definitive study of this iconic phenomenon.Revealing the ways in which the contest provided a model of functional and fit manhood, Mr. America captures the event s path to idealism and its slow descent into obscurity. As the 1960s marked a turbulent transition in American society - from the civil rights movement to the rise of feminism and increasing acceptance of homosexuality - Mr. America changed as well. Exploring the influence of other bodily displays, such as the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia contests and the Miss America Pageant, Fair focuses on commercialism, size obsession, and drugs that corrupted the competition s original intent. Accessible and engaging, Mr. America is a compelling portrayal of the glory days of American muscle. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292760820

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Fair, John D.

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Fair, John D.

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Delaware, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. In mainly very good condition all round with a small amount of pencilling. 362pp. Bookseller Inventory # 009804

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John D. Fair

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Item Description: University of Texas Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 236 x 165 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. For most of the twentieth century, the Mr. America image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world s premier bodybuilding event over the next thirty years. Rooted in ancient Greek virtues of health, fitness, beauty, and athleticism, it showcased some of the finest specimens of American masculinity. Interviewing nearly one hundred major figures in the physical culture movement (including twenty-five Mr. Americas) and incorporating copious printed and manuscript sources, John D. Fair has created the definitive study of this iconic phenomenon. Revealing the ways in which the contest provided a model of functional and fit manhood, Mr. America captures the event s path to idealism and its slow descent into obscurity. As the 1960s marked a turbulent transition in American society - from the civil rights movement to the rise of feminism and increasing acceptance of homosexuality - Mr. America changed as well. Exploring the influence of other bodily displays, such as the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia contests and the Miss America Pageant, Fair focuses on commercialism, size obsession, and drugs that corrupted the competition s original intent. Accessible and engaging, Mr. America is a compelling portrayal of the glory days of American muscle. For most of the twentieth century, the Mr. America image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world s premier bodybuilding event over the next thirty years. Rooted in ancient Greek virtues of health, fitness, beauty, and athleticism, it showcased some of the finest specimens of American masculinity. Interviewing nearly one hundred major figures in the physical culture movement (including twenty-five Mr. Americas) and incorporating copious printed and manuscript sources, John D. Fair has created the definitive study of this iconic phenomenon.Revealing the ways in which the contest provided a model of functional and fit manhood, Mr. America captures the event s path to idealism and its slow descent into obscurity. As the 1960s marked a turbulent transition in American society - from the civil rights movement to the rise of feminism and increasing acceptance of homosexuality - Mr. America changed as well. Exploring the influence of other bodily displays, such as the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia contests and the Miss America Pageant, Fair focuses on commercialism, size obsession, and drugs that corrupted the competition s original intent. Accessible and engaging, Mr. America is a compelling portrayal of the glory days of American muscle. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292760820

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John D. Fair

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Bruce D. White; Introduction-Gretchen A. Fair; Introduction-Joseph L. Fink III; Afterword-John Lachs; Foreword-Kenneth V. Iserson

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: Penn State University Press, 2008. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: From the 1930s to the 1980s, the capital of weightlifting in America was York, Pennsylvania, the home of the York Barbell Company. Bob Hoffman, the founder of York Barbell, propagated an ideology of success for Americans seeking physical improvement. Often called the "Father of World Weightlifting," Hoffman was a pioneer in marketing barbells & health foods. He popularized weight training & inaugurated a golden age of American weightlifting. Muscletown USA-part biography, part business history, & part sports history-chronicles how Hoffman made York the mecca of manly culture for millions of followers worldwide. Hoffman created his so-called muscle empire out of an oil-burner business that he started in the early 1920s. Within a decade, his passion for sport exceeded his need to produce oil burners & by the outset of the Depression he began manufacturing barbells at the factory. He soon discovered a willing public of aspiring weightlifters like himself who would buy not only barbells but also health & fitness products. Hoffman soon recruited a remarkable group of athletes, whom he tagged his "York Gang." He gave these men jobs in the factory, where they trained for national & international meets. Gradually, Hoffman emerged as one of the most prominent muscle peddlers in America, using his fame & fortune to promote competitive weightlifting, bodybuilding, & powerlifting. Muscletown USA reveals other innovations in which Hoffman played a major role, including weight training for athletes, health foods, bottled spring water, isometrics, & women's weightlifting. Even anabolic steroids, first used by weightlifters in the early 1960s, were a direct outgrowth of the fitness culture spawned by Hoffman. Meticulously researched & engagingly written, Fair's book will appeal to a wide range of readers, including anyone fascinated by American sports history & the iron game. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0271018550

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Fair, John D.

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Item Description: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999. Second Printing. Softcover, 8vo, illustrated, 420 pages. As new, unmarked, unsoiled and uncreased. Bookseller Inventory # 039893

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Fair, John D.

Published by Montgomery: Brown Printing Co. 1981, Montgomery (1981)

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From: CWM BOOKS AND MORE (Tuscumbia, AL, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Montgomery: Brown Printing Co. 1981, Montgomery, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. First Edition. 77 pages. Illustrated with halftone b&w photos. Early history of this very fast-growing University in Central Alabama. Bookseller Inventory # 007522

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