Sports in World History / Edition 1

Sports in World History / Edition 1

by David G. McComb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415318114

ISBN-13: 9780415318112

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Modern sports emerged from a background of traditional sports in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These sports were a product of the industrial revolution, the scientific revolution and urbanization. This lively and clear survey provides a wide-ranging overview of the history of modern sports.  See more details below

Overview

Modern sports emerged from a background of traditional sports in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These sports were a product of the industrial revolution, the scientific revolution and urbanization. This lively and clear survey provides a wide-ranging overview of the history of modern sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415318112
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Themes in World History Series
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The athletic imperative and the reasons for sport9
3The emergence of modern sports31
4The globalization of sport63
5The significance of global sports91

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