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  1. Ethnicity, Sport, Identity

    Struggles for Status

    Edited by Andrew Ritchie

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The struggle for status within sport is a microcosm of the struggle for rights, freedom and recognition within society. Injustices within sport often reflect larger injustices in society as a whole. In South Africa, for example, sport has been crucial in advancing the rights and liberty of...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Making of New Zealand Cricket

    1832-1914

    By Greg Ryan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    It is generally forgotten that cricket rather than rugby union was the 'national game' in New Zealand until the early years of the twentieth century. This book shows why and how cricket developed in New Zealand and how its character changed across time. Greg Ryan examines the emergence and growth...

    Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge

  3. African Americans in Sports

    By David K. Wiggins

    This two-volume set features 400 articles on African-Americans in sports, including biographical entries as well as entries on events, tournaments, leagues, clubs, films, and associations. The entries cover all professional, amateur, and college sports such as baseball, tennis, and golf....

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Cricket and England

    A Cultural and Social History of Cricket in England between the Wars

    By Mr Jack Williams

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Looking at the inter-war period, this work explores the relationship between cricket and English social and cultural values....

    Published August 30th 2003 by Routledge

  5. A Game for Rough Girls?

    A History of Women's Football in Britian

    By Jean Williams

    Can we truly call football England's 'national' game?How have we arrived at this point of such clear inequality between men's and women's football? Between 1921 and 1972, women were banned from playing in football League grounds in the UK. Yet in 1998 FIFA declared that "the future is feminine" and...

    Published August 21st 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Tour De France, 1903-2003

    A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values

    Edited by Hugh Dauncey, Geoff Hare

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book analyses the Tour de France over its long history both as France's most prestigious and famous sporting event and as a European and, increasingly, a world cycling competition. This study provides interdisciplinary and varied perspectives on the sporting, cultural, social, economic and...

    Published July 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. 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 29th 2003 by Routledge

  8. British Sport - a Bibliography to 2000

    Volume 3: Biographical Studies of Britsh Sportsmen, Women and Animals

    Edited by Richard Cox

    Volume three of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian....

    Published January 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. British Sport: a Bibliography to 2000

    Volume 1: Nationwide Histories

    Edited by Richard Cox

    Volume one of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian....

    Published January 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. British Sport - A Bibliography to 2000

    Volume 2: Local Histories

    Edited by Richard Cox

    Volume two of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian....

    Published January 1st 2003 by Routledge