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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Capoeira

    The History of an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art

    By Matthias Röhrig Assunção

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Originally the preserve of Afro-Brazilian slaves, the marginalized and the underclasses in Brazilian society, capoeira is now a mainstream sport, taught in Brazilian schools and practised by a range of social classes around the world. Some advocates now seek Olympic recognition for Capoeira. This...

    Published October 1st 2002 by Routledge

  7. International Sport: A Bibliography, 2000

    An Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collections

    By Richard William Cox

    There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the...

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Encyclopedia of British Football

    Edited by Richard Cox, WRAY VAMPLEW, Dave Russell

    This reference work aims to provide sports enthusiasts, journalists, librarians, students and scholars with an authorative source of information on a comprehensive range of subjects covering the history and organization of football in Britain. Over 250 entries focus on key organisations or...

    Published September 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup

    Edited by John Horne, Wolfram Manzenreiter

    The football World Cup is unquestionably the biggest sporting event in the world. This fascinating collection of papers examines the background to the 2002 World Cup Finals, held in Korea and Japan, and explores the event's profound social, cultural, political and economic significance. The book...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge