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- DescriptionUniversal Hunks is a captivating collection of historical images of muscular men from around the world beginning in the 19th century up until the 1970s. It includes photographs, posters, advertisements, magazine and comic book covers. The book considers the eroticised, politicised and commercialised male image through history, evaluating its fascinating cultural context by country and continent. Also included is a foreword by cultural and sports historian Douglas Brown.
- Author BiographyDavid L. Chapman is the author of twelve books on male photography and bodybuilding, including American Hunks (Arsenal, 2009), Comin' at Ya!: The Homoerotic 3D Photographs of Denny Denfield (Arsenal, 2007), and Adonis: The Male Physique Pin-up, as well as co-author of Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women (Arsenal, 2010).Douglas Brown is a cultural historian with a keen interest in early modern sport (19th and 20th centuries). He is an associate professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary.
- Author(s)David L. Chapman
- PublisherArsenal Pulp Press
- Date of Publication14/11/2013
- SubjectBoxing & Combat Sports
- Place of PublicationVancouver
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintArsenal Pulp Press
- Content Note1
- Weight851 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine15 mm
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