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  • The Cultural Bondby J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The contributors to this volume examine the aspects of the cultural associations, symbolic interpretations and emotional significance of the idea of empire and, to some extent, with the post-imperial consequences. Collectively and cumulatively, their view is that sport was an important instrument of imperial cultural association and subsequent cultural... more...

  • The Games Ethic and Imperialismby J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    This is more than a description of the imperial spread of public school games: it considers hegemony and patronage, ideals and idealism, educational values and aspirations, cultural assimilation and adaptation and the dissemination of the moralistic ideology of athleticism. more...

  • Sport in Asian Societyby Fan Hong; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberationby Fan Hong; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    This is the first in-depth global study of women's football across the world. This collection considers women's football, in fifteen countries worldwide, in a global context, and analyzes its progress, challenges and problems it has faced. It shows how women's football has made a significant contribution to the emancipation of women's football in... more...

  • Beijing 2008: Preparing for Gloryby J.A. Mangan; Dong Jinxia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory - Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century' brings together international scholars with an interest in sport and politics and sinologists with an interest in China - past, present and future - to explore global reaction to the Beijing Olympics - China's anticipated moment of glory on the world stage. The Beijing... more...

  • Militarism, Hunting, Imperialismby J.A. Mangan; Callum McKenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The late Victorian and Edwardian officer class viewed hunting and big game hunting in particular, as a sound preparation for imperial warfare. For the imperial officer in the making, the ?blooding? hunting ritual was a visible ?hallmark? of stirling martial masculinity. Sir Henry Newbolt, the period poet of subaltern self-sacrifice, typically considered... more...

  • The New Geopolitics of Sport in East Asiaby William Kelly; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    The global geopolitics of sport is being transformed in and by East Asia. Sport in recent decades has been avidly embraced by East Asian nations, with implications both for their image on the international stage and their domestic national identities. The three post-war East Asian Olympic Games, the ?glittering? Guangzhou Asian Games in 2010 and the... more...

  • Sport and the Emancipation of European Womenby Gigliola Gori; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Sport and the Emancipation of European Women: the Struggle for Self-fulfilment explores the contributions of European women to the emancipation of women worldwide. It expands understanding of the need for their attitudes and actions and celebrates their achievements in freeing the female body from unwarranted political , cultural and social restraint... more...

  • 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...