Nudism in a Cold Climate

By Annebella Pollen,

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Book description

A fascinating glimpse into an experimental British nudist culture that radically challenged and transformed conventional attitudes to bodies and their representations

This richly illustrated volume examines the idiosyncratic phenomenon of social nudism in mid-20th-century Britain, an island nation fabled for its lack of sunshine and its reserved social attitudes.
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Well researched and well-written overview of the nudist movement in the UK from its inception till the 1970s. A fascinating glimpse behind British veils of propriety. Richly illustrated and long overdue. Great to see overlooked photographers such as Stephen Glass, Jean Straker, and Eva Grant get some welcome coverage.

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