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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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • 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$ 37.95

    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...

  • Mapping an Empire of American Sportby Mark Dyreson; J.A. Mangan; Roberta J. Park

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Since the mid-nineteenth century, the United States has used sport as a vehicle for spreading its influence and extending its power, especially in the Western Hemisphere and around the Pacific Rim, but also in every corner of the rest of the world. Through modern sport in general, and through American pastimes such as baseball, basketball and the... more...

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