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  1. European Forest Recreation and Tourism

    A Handbook

    Edited by Simon Bell, Murray Simpson

    In an increasingly urbanized world more and more people are turning to our forests and woodland for recreation and tourism. Planning and providing for this growing demand poses challenges that need to be addressed by managers and designers alike. Based on a study of forest recreation from across...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Football: From England to the World

    Edited by Dolores Martinez, Projit B. Mukharji

    This book is a fascinating journey through a series of scholarly articles. The journey begins by tracing one of the most significant stories in the popularization of Association Football. In the next leg of the journey it charts the diverse and changing face of the modern British game. It then...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Social History of Swimming in England, 1800 – 1918

    Splashing in the Serpentine

    Edited by Christopher Love

    Covering a time of great social and technological change, this history traces the development of the four classic aquatic disciplines of competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo, with its main focus on racing. Working from the beginnings of municipal recreational swimming,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 – 1939

    Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

    By Penelope Kissoudi

    The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Darby, David Hassan

    Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being ‘sports mad’. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class sports men and women who have excelled at the highest levels of their chosen sport. The...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Militarism, Hunting, Imperialism

    'Blooding' The Martial Male

    By J.A. Mangan, Callum McKenzie

    The late Victorian and Edwardian officer class viewed hunting and big game hunting in particular, as a sound preparation for imperial warfare. For the imperial officer in the making, the ‘blooding’ hunting ritual was a visible ‘hallmark’ of stirling martial masculinity. Sir Henry Newbolt, the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sport, Public Broadcasting, and Cultural Citizenship

    Signal Lost?

    Edited by Jay Scherer, David Rowe

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over the provision of live, free-to-air telecasts of sport as a right of cultural citizenship....

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sport and Body Politics in Japan

    By Wolfram Manzenreiter

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    There is more to Japanese sport than sumo, karate and baseball. This study of social sport in Japan pursues a comprehensive approach towards sport as a distinctive cultural sphere at the intersection of body culture, political economy, and cultural globalization. Bridging the gap between Bourdieu...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Olympics, Media and Society

    Edited by Kim Bissell, Stephen D. Perry

    When the general public follow the Olympic Games on television, on the internet, even in the newspapers, they feel like they have themselves experienced the performances of the athletes. This book explores whether it is ever possible to experience the Olympic Games as an athletic event without...

    To Be Published September 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Cricket is a sport which is currently undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. Traditionally thought of as an English summer game, limited in appeal to Britain and its Commonwealth, cricket has, in the past a few years, achieved a global profile. This is largely due to the development of a...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge