The Resource Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris, Sun-Young Park

Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris, Sun-Young Park

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Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris
Title
Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris
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Sun-Young Park
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Language
eng
Summary
Modern hygienic urbanism originated in the airy boulevards, public parks, and sewer system that transformed the Parisian cityscape in the mid-nineteenth century. Yet these well-known developments in public health built on a previous moment of anxiety about the hygiene of modern city dwellers. Amid fears of national decline that accompanied the collapse of the Napoleonic Empire, efforts to modernize Paris between 1800 and 1850 focused not on grand and comprehensive structural reforms, but rather on improving the bodily and mental fitness of the individual citizen. These forgotten efforts to renew and reform the physical and moral health of the urban subject found expression in the built environment of the city--in the gymnasiums, swimming pools, and green spaces of private and public institutions, from the pedagogical to the recreational. Sun-Young Park reveals how these anxieties about health and social order, which manifested in emerging ideals of the body, created a uniquely spatial and urban experience of modernity in the postrevolutionary capital, one profoundly impacted by hygiene, mobility, productivity, leisure, spectacle, and technology
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Park, Sun Young
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2543.S6
LC item number
P37 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Series statement
Culture, politics, and the built environment
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  • Architecture and society
  • Public spaces
  • Hygiene
  • Architecture and society
  • Hygiene
  • Public spaces
  • France
  • ARCHITECTURE / Adaptive Reuse & Renovation
  • ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments
  • ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice
  • ARCHITECTURE / Reference
  • ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
Label
Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris, Sun-Young Park
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Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Harvard University, 2014) issued under title: The body and the building : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in early nineteenth-century Paris
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The soldier : regenerating nation and masculinity in the military gymnasium -- The schoolboy : forming citizens, between the schoolroom and the barracks -- The demoiselle : reconstructing gender in the educational space -- The lionne : pursuing health and pleasure in leisure gardens -- The sportsman : shaping bourgeois bodies in urban recreational grounds -- Epilogue. Rereading the capital of modernity
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 372 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822986065
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, color plates.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctv1qpkcr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039095491
  • (OCoLC)on1039095491
Label
Ideals of the body : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in postrevolutionary Paris, Sun-Young Park
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Harvard University, 2014) issued under title: The body and the building : architecture, urbanism, and hygiene in early nineteenth-century Paris
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The soldier : regenerating nation and masculinity in the military gymnasium -- The schoolboy : forming citizens, between the schoolroom and the barracks -- The demoiselle : reconstructing gender in the educational space -- The lionne : pursuing health and pleasure in leisure gardens -- The sportsman : shaping bourgeois bodies in urban recreational grounds -- Epilogue. Rereading the capital of modernity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822986065
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, color plates.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctv1qpkcr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039095491
  • (OCoLC)on1039095491

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