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Routledge Companion to Sports History

Edited by: S.W. Pope , John Nauright

Print publication date:  December  2009
Online publication date:  December  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415773393
eBook ISBN: 9780203885413
Adobe ISBN: 9781135978136

10.4324/9780203885413
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The field of sports history is no longer a fledgling area of study. There is a great vitality in the field and it has matured dramatically over the past decade. Reflecting changes to traditional approaches, sport historians need now to engage with contemporary debates about history, to be encouraged to position themselves and their methodologies in relation to current epistemological issues, and to promote the importance of reflecting on the literary or poetic dimensions of producing history. These contemporary developments, along with a wealth of international research from a range of theoretical perspectives, provide the backdrop to the new Routledge Companion to Sports History.

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the international field of sports history as it has developed as an academic area of study. Readers are guided through the development of the field across a range of thematic and geographical contexts and are introduced to the latest cutting edge approaches within the field. Including contributions from many of the world’s leading sports historians, the Routledge Companion to Sports History is the most important single volume for researchers and students in, and entering, the sports history field. It is an essential guide to contemporary research themes, to new ways of doing sports history, and to the theoretical and methodological foundations of this most fascinating of subjects.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Theory Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Sources Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The city Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Borderlands Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Marxism Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Sociology Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Origins Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Gender Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Race Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Body culture Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Science and technology Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Entrepreneurship Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Religion Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Imperialism Download PDF
Chapter  16:  International relations Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Nationalism Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Alternative sports Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Africa (sub耓Saharan) Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Australia Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Belgium and the Netherlands Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Canada Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Caribbean Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Central and Eastern Europe Download PDF
Chapter  25:  China Download PDF
Chapter  26:  France Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Germany Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Great Britain Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ireland Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Japan Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Mexico and Central America Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Middle East and North Africa Download PDF
Chapter  33:  New Zealand (Aotearoa) Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Nordic countries Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Russia/The Soviet Union Download PDF
Chapter  36:  South America Download PDF
Chapter  37:  South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  38:  South-East Asia Download PDF
Chapter  39:  The United States of America Download PDF
Select_Bibliography Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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