Au Naturel: The History of Nudism in Canada
Dr. James Woycke spent more than a decade researching the history of Canadian nudism form Newfoundland to Vancouver island and in the USA. Dr. Woycke, a history professor at the University of Western Ontario, reviewed nearly a century of magazines, records and correspondence of nudist clubs and organizations. In addition to those thousands of documents, he interviewed dozens of naturists from Canadian and Canadian-American clubs. The result is a fascination look into the often controversial development of nudism as it challenged Canadian legal and social norms.
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Chapter 1 Bare Beginnings
Chapter 2 Getting Started
Chapter 3 Evergreen Tans
Chapter 4 Raw Hides
Chapter 5 Dawn in the East
Chapter 6 Ontario Outdoors
Chapter 7 Trouble in Paradise
Chapter 8 Québec Libre
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