Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

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Index
Abraham, Alexander, 110
Abwege, 91
Advertisements
using boxers, 140
using tennis players, 30–1, 40, 42
using track and field athletes, 109, 128
Amazons, 39, 112, 122, 153 n. 123
Ambition
in track and field generally, 107
in Weimar athletes generally, 7–8, 135–6
in women’s tennis, 17, 37, 39, 44, 47–8
in women’s track and field, 110, 121
Americanization
in boxing, 63, 98
criticism of, 132
in tennis, 31, 39, 44, 48
in track and field, 103, 105–6, 112, 130
Andra, Fern, 76
Androgyny, see gender roles and androgyny, modern body as androgynous
Athletes
as public figures, 5, 34–5, 47, 136, 138
as role models, 5, 8, 109, 117–9, 135, 140–1
as sex symbols, 30, 31, 50–51, 137, 140 (see also boxing, erotic attraction of)
as trendsetters, 35, 93–6
Aussem, Cilly
as modern tennis player, 15, 34, 37–9, 47
in national memory today, 154 n. 144
as physically attractive, 36
as sports star, 9
as top-ranked player, 42–3
Ball, Walter, 108
Bard, Maria, 96
Bartels, Beate, 105
Bauhaus, 4, 13, 29, 72
Baum, Vicki, 23, 52, 82–3, 97
Baumann, Caterine, 53
Baumeister, Willi, 102
Beauty, athleticization of,
in female boxers, 79–81, 92–4
in female tennis players, 36, 40, 46
in male boxers, 86–9, 90, 97
in track and field, 109, 137
Belling, Rudolf, 62
Bergmann, Gretel, 132, 139, 175 n. 147
Bergmann, Hede, 129
Bildung, 60–3, 76
Bing, Walter, 15, 43

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