The Resource Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, edited by Stephen Wagg, (electronic resource)

Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, edited by Stephen Wagg, (electronic resource)

Label
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
Title
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Wagg
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The conventional history of sport, as conveyed by television and the sports press, has thrown up a great many apparent turning points, but knowledge of these apparently defining moments is often slight. This book offers readable, in-depth studies of a series of these watersheds in sport history and of the circumstances in which they came about
Dewey number
796.09
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Language note
English
LC call number
E16-E18.85
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wagg, Stephen.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • America-History
  • Social history
  • Communication
  • Civilization-History
  • World history
  • Sports
  • History of the Americas
  • Social History
  • Media Studies
  • Cultural History
  • World History, Global and Transnational History
  • Popular Science in Sports
Label
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, edited by Stephen Wagg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Rough, manly sport and the American way: Theodore Roosevelt and college football, 1905
  • Michael Oriard
  • Baseball, invented tradition, and nationalistic spirit
  • Gerald R. Gems
  • 'Her dainty strength': Suzanne Lenglen, Wimbledon and the coming of female sport celebrity
  • Stephen Watt
  • Before and after 1968: reconsidering the introduction of drug testing in the Olympic Games
  • Ian Ritchie
  • The 'Revolt of the Black athlete': Tommie Smith and John Carlos's 1968 Black Poser Salute reconsidered
  • Maureen Margaret Smith
  • Introduction: myths and milestones in the history of sport
  • The D'Oliveira affair: Cricket, 'race' and politics
  • Rob Steen
  • The physical activism of Billie Jean King
  • Jamie Schultz
  • John L. Sullivan: the champion of all champions
  • Elliott J. Gorn
  • The 'Packer affair' and the early marriage of television and sport
  • David L. Andrews and Andrew D. Grainger
  • All these years of hurt: culture, pedagogy and '1966' as a site of national myths
  • Michael L. Silk and Jessica Francombe
  • Stephen Wagg
  • The 1960 Rome Summer Olympics: birth of a new world?
  • Barbara Keys
  • The invention of sporting tradition: national myths, imperial pasts and the origins of Australian rules football
  • Tony Collins
  • From evil to expedient: the legalization of professionalism in English football, 1884-85
  • Dave Russell
  • Peacefully at Wembley Stadium on 20 April 1974: the quiet death of amateur football in England
  • Dilwyn Porter
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613844316
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/9780230320819
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000212771
  • (EBL)990092
  • (OCoLC)802882369
  • (SSID)ssj0000700833
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11470675
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000700833
  • (PQKBWorkID)10672861
  • (PQKB)11195164
  • (DE-He213)978-0-230-32081-9
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC990092
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000212771
Label
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, edited by Stephen Wagg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Rough, manly sport and the American way: Theodore Roosevelt and college football, 1905
  • Michael Oriard
  • Baseball, invented tradition, and nationalistic spirit
  • Gerald R. Gems
  • 'Her dainty strength': Suzanne Lenglen, Wimbledon and the coming of female sport celebrity
  • Stephen Watt
  • Before and after 1968: reconsidering the introduction of drug testing in the Olympic Games
  • Ian Ritchie
  • The 'Revolt of the Black athlete': Tommie Smith and John Carlos's 1968 Black Poser Salute reconsidered
  • Maureen Margaret Smith
  • Introduction: myths and milestones in the history of sport
  • The D'Oliveira affair: Cricket, 'race' and politics
  • Rob Steen
  • The physical activism of Billie Jean King
  • Jamie Schultz
  • John L. Sullivan: the champion of all champions
  • Elliott J. Gorn
  • The 'Packer affair' and the early marriage of television and sport
  • David L. Andrews and Andrew D. Grainger
  • All these years of hurt: culture, pedagogy and '1966' as a site of national myths
  • Michael L. Silk and Jessica Francombe
  • Stephen Wagg
  • The 1960 Rome Summer Olympics: birth of a new world?
  • Barbara Keys
  • The invention of sporting tradition: national myths, imperial pasts and the origins of Australian rules football
  • Tony Collins
  • From evil to expedient: the legalization of professionalism in English football, 1884-85
  • Dave Russell
  • Peacefully at Wembley Stadium on 20 April 1974: the quiet death of amateur football in England
  • Dilwyn Porter
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613844316
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/9780230320819
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000212771
  • (EBL)990092
  • (OCoLC)802882369
  • (SSID)ssj0000700833
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11470675
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000700833
  • (PQKBWorkID)10672861
  • (PQKB)11195164
  • (DE-He213)978-0-230-32081-9
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC990092
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000212771

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