Games And Empires / Edition 1

Games And Empires / Edition 1

by Allen Guttman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231100426

ISBN-13: 9780231100427

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Columbia University Press

An exploration of the ways in which modern sports have spread from their Western roots to all corners of the globe. Could this be another form of cultural imperialism?

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An exploration of the ways in which modern sports have spread from their Western roots to all corners of the globe. Could this be another form of cultural imperialism?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231100427
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(14)
DIFFUSION
Cricket
15(26)
Soccer
41(30)
Baseball
71(26)
Basketball
97(14)
American Football
111(9)
The Olympic Games
120(21)
RESISTANCE
Turnen
141(16)
Traditional Sports
157(14)
ASSESSMENT
Cultural Imperialism?
171(18)
Notes 189(38)
Biblography 227(26)
Index 253

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