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  • Olympic Legacies: Intended and Unintendedby J A Mangan; Mark Dyreson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    For more than a century, the Olympics have been the modern world's most significant sporting event. Indeed, they deserve much credit for globalizing sport beyond the boundaries of the Anglo-American universe, where it originated, into broader global realms. By the 1930s, the Olympics had become a global mega-event that occupied the attention of the... more...

  • Gender, Sport, Scienceby J. A. Mangan; Patricia Vertinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Roberta J. Park has been throughout her distinguished career a scholar with a mission - to win academic recognition of the significance of the body in culture and cultures. Her scholarship has earned her global esteem in the disciplines of Physical Education and Sports Studies for its penetrating insights. This selection of her writings is a well-deserved... more...

  • Post-Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport and the Pacific Rimby J. A. Mangan; Fan Hong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    In 2008, as few in the world are unaware, China was host to the world via the Beijing Olympics. The world watched the metamorphosis of Beijing from insecure capital to confident metropolis but, aware of it or not, the world was also watching the symbolic assertion, via the Games, of a rising superpower. The Pacific Rim will be the stage on which... 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 Latin American Societyby Lamartine DaCosta; J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This work deals with the infancy, adolescence and maturity of sport in Latin American society. It explores ways in which sport illuminates cultural migration and emigration and indigenous assimilation and adaptation. more...

  • The Asian Games: Modern Metaphor for ‘The Middle Kingdom’ Rebornby J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    The premise of The Asian Games: Modern Metaphor for ?The Middle Kingdom? Reborn - Political Statement, Cultural Assertion, Social Symbol is emphatic. The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games was a metaphor for hegemony and renaissance. China crushed the other Asian nations with the massive weight of its Gold Medal ?haul? and demonstrated regional self-confidence... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...