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  1. Sport and Revolutionaries

    Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the eight essays help make clear how sport has served as a site for political activism and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Companion to Sports History

    Edited by S. W. Pope, John Nauright

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The field of sports history is no longer a fledgling area of study. There is a great vitality in the field and it has matured dramatically over the past decade. Reflecting changes to traditional approaches, sport historians need now to engage with contemporary debates about history, to be...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Sport in Australasian Society

    Past and Present

    Edited by J A Mangan, John Nauright

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    As Sydney prepares to host the 2000 Olympic games, this study assesses the cultural impact of sport on the Australasian countries. Here, as in other parts of the world, sport is taken as an assertion of both individual and group identity, a demonstration of modernity and a source of personal, local...

    Published September 1st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Making the Rugby World

    Race, Gender, Commerce

    Edited by Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book explores the expansion of rugby from its imperial and amateur upper-class white male core into other contexts throughout the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The development of rugby in the racially divided communities of the setter empire and how this was viewed are explored...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity

    Edited by Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This text looks at how an understanding of rugby can provide insight into what it has meant to "be a man" in societies influenced by the ideals of Victorian upper and middle classes. It shows that rugby has been a means of promoting male exclusivity, but also been a means of cultural incorporation....

    Published June 29th 1996 by Routledge

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