Die Nackheit, written in 1906 by Richard Ungewitter, is considered the foundational text for the nudist movement as we know it today. Despite its importance, this book was never translated completely into English until 2004 by Tessa Wilson, when it was published independently through Cec Cinder’s Ultraviolet Press under the translated title, Nakedness: In an Historical, Hygienic, Moral and Artistic Light. It’s a slim volume, with the book itself only 83 pages, preceded by a lengthy intro written by Cinder, which takes up a substantial 55 pages. 🪐
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