Europe, Sport, World

Europe, Sport, World

by J. A. Mangan
     
 

The sports of Europe and the United States were imitated and assimilated and became symbols of national and cosmopolitan identity. This work examines the national and international importance of sport and its role in shaping post-millennium global culture.See more details below

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The sports of Europe and the United States were imitated and assimilated and became symbols of national and cosmopolitan identity. This work examines the national and international importance of sport and its role in shaping post-millennium global culture.

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As European imperialism expanded across the glove, European sports were imported alongside the more commonly studied phenomena of politics, goods, ideas, and customs. Mangan (sport, socialization, and society, U. of Strathclyde, Glasgow) gathers 11 contributions that look at sports in the context of the first phase of globalization (i.e. the rise of the European empires). Topics include the spread of modern sport in Japan, interactions between sports and political ideology in Korea, Asian martial arts in Europe, and the migration of African soccer players to Europe. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714681719
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Sport in the Global Society Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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