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  1. Post-Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Fan Hong

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    In 2008, as few in the world are unaware, China was host to the world via the Beijing Olympics. The world watched the metamorphosis of Beijing from insecure capital to confident metropolis but, aware of it or not, the world was also watching the symbolic assertion, via the Games, of a rising...

    Published May 18th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sport in South Asian Society

    Past and Present

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    A detailed study of sports' arrival, spread and advance in colonial and post-colonial South Asia. A selection of articles addresses critical issues of nationalism, communalism, commercialism and gender through the lens of sport. This book makes the point that the social histories of...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Sport and American Society

    Exceptionalism, Insularity, ‘Imperialism’

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    A special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport, this collection of provocative essays explores the many faces of sport in America. Drawing upon insights from anthropology, history, philosophy and sociology and with reference throughout to politics and economics, the...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. A Sport-Loving Society

    Victorian and Edwardian Middle-Class England at Play

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    In a time of unprecedented political and economic transformation, the middle classes of Victorian and Edwardian England became principal players in a new social order. Nowhere did their culture, values and identity gain clearer expression than in their sports, and their influence is still felt in...

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge

  5. Pleasure, Profit, Proselytism

    British Culture and Sport at Home and Abroad 1700-1914

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book examines aspects of sport which Britain nurtured within its own culture and also transmitted to overseas territories with the expansion of empire....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. From Fair Sex to Feminism

    Sport and the Socialization of Women in the Industrial and Post-Industrial Eras

    Edited by J A Mangan, Roberta J Park

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of essays brings together the previously discrete perspectives of women's studies and the social history of sport. Using feminist ideas to explore...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Disreputable Pleasures

    Less Virtuous Victorians at Play

    Edited by Mike Huggins, J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Many historians have claimed that respectability was the sharpest line of social division in Victorian society, even that the line between the 'respectable' and 'unrespectable' was more significant than between rich and poor. This irreverent and revisionist collection argues that they have...

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Cricketing Cultures in Conflict

    Cricketing World Cup 2003

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The 2003 World Cup was of vital importance to the participating countries. For India, a world cup triumph would make cricket the nation's leading industry; for the host, South Africa, a successful campaign might realize its dream of political unity.Dealing with themes of racial/political...

    Published May 19th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Militarism, Sport, Europe

    War Without Weapons

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    A collection of essays exploring the relationship between sport and war, bringing together established authors that include Peter Beck, Hans Bonde, J.A. Mangan and Gertrud Pfister, and emerging authors such as Penelope Kissoudi, Orestis Kustrin, Callum McKenzie and Roberta Vescovi....

    Published June 28th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Reformers, Sport, Modernizers

    Middle-class Revolutionaries

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    A record of the role of selected middle-class individuals across Europe who made notable contributions to the early evolution of modern sport and who saw success in modern sport as an expression of human qualities to be admired, applauded and encouraged. They viewed sport, sometimes...

    Published April 30th 2002 by Routledge

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