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Sport in the Global Society

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  1. 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

  2. European Heroes

    Myth, Identity, Sport

    Edited by Pierre Lanfranchi, Richard Holt, J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Historians of popular culture have recently been addressing the role of myth, and now it is time that social historians of sport also examined it. The contributors to this collection of essays explore the symbolic meanings that have been attached to sport in Europe by considering some of the mythic...

    Published March 1st 1996 by Routledge

  3. Tribal Identities

    Nationalism, Europe, Sport

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Sport is far more than a national and international entertainment. It is a source of political identity, morale, pride and superiority. This text explores the influence of sport on the nations of Europe as a mechanism of national solidarity....

    Published December 1st 1995 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Soccer's Missing Men: Schoolteachers and the Spread of Association Football
    By J.A. Mangan, Colm Hickey
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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