Sport and Nationalism in China

Sport and Nationalism in China

by Zhouxiang Lu, Fan Hong


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138042742
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/10/2017
Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lu Zhouxiang is a lecturer in Chinese Studies in the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Fan Hong is Winthrop Professor in Asian Studies and Director of Confucius Institute at the Faculty of Arts, the University of Western Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. From Celestial Empire to Nation State: Sport and the Origins of Chinese Nationalism (1840–1911) 2. Sport, Nationalism and the Building of the Modern Chinese Nation State (1912–1949) 3. The Spirit of the Nation: Wushu and Chinese Nationalism in the Republic of China Era (1912–1949) 4. Nationalism and Sport in the Mao Era (1949–1976) 5. The Dream to Be a Strong Country: Nationalism, the Olympic Strategy and China’s Gold Medal Fever (1980s–Present) 6. Sport, "Small Nationalism" and "Big Nationalism" 7. Sport and Anti-Japanese Sentiment in Contemporary China 8. Conclusion

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