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  • A Sport-Loving Societyby J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    In a time of unprecedented political and economic transformation, the middle classes of Victorian and Edwardian England became principal players in a new social order. Nowhere did their culture, values and identity gain clearer expression than in their sports, and their influence is still felt in the way we organise, play and think of sport today.... more...

  • Militarism, Sport, Europeby J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    A collection of essays exploring the relationship between sport and war, bringing together established authors that include Peter Beck, Hans Bonde, J.A. Mangan and Gertrud Pfister, and emerging authors such as Penelope Kissoudi, Orestis Kustrin, Callum McKenzie and Roberta Vescovi. more...

  • Benefits Bestowed?by J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This volume concentrates on the processes and practices of formal education, which shaped, and were shaped by, imperial values, attitudes and behaviour. It is concerned with: The myths and visions of imperialism; The nature and extent of ethnocentric attitudes, declared and undeclared; The use of education as a means of disseminating... more...

  • The Imperial Curriculumby J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This volume presents the first comparative analysis of racial attitudes in the formal schooling of both Britain and its former dominions and colonies. The various contributions examine the issue right across the British imperial experience ? with case studies ranging from Canada, Ireland, East and South Africa, through the Indian subcontinent to Australia... more...

  • Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public Schoolby J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    Games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public schoools. The obsession has become known as athleticism. This is a study of the games ethos which dominate the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. more...

  • Europe, Sport, Worldby J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This work examines the national and international importance of sport and its role in shaping post-millennium global culture. more...

  • Making European Masculinitiesby J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 92.95

    The relationship between sport and the development of male identity from the 19th to the 20th century is discussed in this collection of studies on the making of modern masculinity. more...

  • Reformers, Sport, Modernizersby J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    A record of the role of selected middle-class individuals across Europe who made notable contributions to the early evolution of modern sport and who saw success in modern sport as an expression of human qualities to be admired. more...

  • Sport in Europeby J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    This book examines the cultural, social, political, economic and aesthetic history of Sport in Europe. more...

  • MANUFACTURED MASCULINITY - MANGANby J. A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book offers a penetrating analysis of cultural conditioning into Late Victorian and Edwardian middle class masculinity. It was published as a special double issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport . more...