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  1. The Field

    Truth and Fiction in Sport History

    By Douglas Booth

    2006 North American Society for Sports History Book of the Year The literature on sport history is now well established, taking in a wide range of themes and covering every activity from aerobics to zorbing. However, in comparison to most mainstream histories, sport history has rarely been called...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Australian Beach Cultures

    The History of Sun, Sand and Surf

    By Douglas Booth

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Australians are surrounded by beaches. But this enclosure is more than a geographical fact for the inhabitants of an island continent; the beach is an integral part of the cultural envelope. This work analyzes the history of the beach as an integral aspect of Australian culture....

    Published September 30th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Race Game

    Sport and Politics in South Africa

    By Douglas Booth

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    1999 North American Society for Sports History Book of the YearDouglas Booth looks at the role of sport in the fostering of a new national identity in South Africa. He analyzes the effect of the 30-year sport boycott but concludes that sport will never unite South Africans except in the most...

    Published April 29th 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Environmental Consequences of Growth

    Steady-State Economics as an Alternative to Ecological Decline

    By Douglas Booth

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book presents a new perspective on the link between economic growth and environmental change. All the key issues in environmental economics are covered, including: * industry, creation and environmental change * air, water and toxic pollution * economic growth and the limits of environmental...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

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