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Coast to Coast: Hockey in Canada to the Second World War / Edition 1

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Overview

Coast to Coast examines the historical development of hockey across Canada, in both rural and urban settings, to ask how ideas about hockey have changed. It is an intriguing look at the development of a national sport, a must-read for hockey fans and historians alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802095329
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
  • Publication date: 7/25/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

John Chi-Kit Wong is an assistant professor in the Sport Management Program at Washington State University.
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Table of Contents

Proem vii

1 'Class, Community, and Commercialism': Hockey in Industrial Cape Breton, 1917-1937 Daniel Macdonald 3

2 'Scientific Aggression': Irishness, Manliness, Class, and Commercialization in the Shamrock Hockey Club of Montreal, 1894-1901 John Matthew Barlow 35

3 Arenas of Debate: The Continuance of Professional Hockey in the Second World War J. Andrew Ross 86

4 Organizing Hockey for Women: The Ladies Ontario Hockey Association and the Fight for Legitimacy, 1922-1940 Carly Adams 132

5 Brutal Butchery, Strenuous Spectacle: Hockey Violence, Manhood, and the 1907 Season Stacy L. Lorenz Geraint B. Osborne 160

6 Chinook Country Hockey: The Emergence of Hockey in Pre-Second World War Southern Alberta Robert S. Kossuth 203

7 Boomtown Hockey: The Vancouver Millionaires John Chi-Kit Wong 223

Contributors 259

Index 261

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