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Sports in World History

by David G. McComb

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Published by Taylor & Francis Inc in London .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24258021M
ISBN 109780203697016

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This lively and clear survey provides a wide-ranging overview of the history of modern sports, covering such topics as: why human beings are athletes; how the major modern sports came about and how they spread throughout the world with the help of enthusiastic individuals, sports organizations, the YMCA and the Olympic movement.

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Sport in World History explores the story of modern sport from its recognized beginnings in the nineteenth century to the current day. The series presents to a wide readership the best new scholarship connecting sport with broad trends in global history. It delves into sport’s intriguing relationship with political and social power, while also capturing the enthusiasm for the subject that makes it so powerful.

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Which history books did we. Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and invaluable insight into the world of sport through history.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 11 mm. Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice provides a unique, global overview of sports and sports cultures. Unlike most works of this type, this book provides both essays that examine general topics, such as globalization and sport, international relations and sport, and tourism and sport, as well as essays on sports history.

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