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Sports History (Hardcover)

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Sports history is no longer a marginal academic subject. It has now been recognised that sport is a significant cultural activity that matters to billions of people and ought to be studied by academic researchers. Correctly practised, sports history is a counter to nostalgia, myth, and invented tradition. It can be considered the sports memory of a nation: without sports history there is sporting amnesia. The respected editors of this major work have brought together some of the best and most challenging work in the field for the first time. Covering a wide range of sports, regions, debates, approaches and eras, Sports History is a comprehensive collection, divided across four themed volumes:
  • Volume One: An Unfinished Journey
  • Volume Two: More Than a Game
  • Volume Three: A Force for Good?
  • Volume Four: Flexible Boundaries
Number of Pages: 4
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Sports
Series Title: Sage Library of Sports Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Language: English
Street Date: September 27, 2016
TCIN: 51834808
UPC: 9781473919433
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-2143
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