Japanese Sports: A History / Edition 1

Japanese Sports: A History / Edition 1

by Allen Guttmann, Lee B. Thompson
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824824648
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. ISporting Practices Before the Black Ships
1Sumo, Ball Games, and Feats of Strength13
2Martial Techniques42
Pt. IIModern Times
3The Arrival and Diffusion of Western Sports67
4The Modernization of Indigenous Sports96
5Japan at the Olympics: 1912-1940117
6From Taisho Democracy to Japanese Fascism128
Pt. IIIPostwar Sports
7Rising from the Ashes163
8Japan at the Olympics: 1952-1998193
9New Directions211
Notes233
Bibliography273
Index293

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