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Title Sport histories [electronic resource] : figurational studies in the development of modern sports / edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vi, 216 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : history, sociology and the sociology of sport : the work of Norbert Elias / Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington -- Boxing in the western civilizing process / Ken Sheard -- Public schools, status rivalry and the development of football / Eric Dunning and Graham Curry -- Rugby union football in England : civilizing processes and the de-institutionalization of amateurism / Andrew White -- Cricket : civilizing and de-civilizing processes in the imperial game / Dominic Malcolm -- Baseball : myths and modernization / Daniel Bloyce -- Game, set and match : lawn tennis, from early origins to modern sport / Ian Cooper -- The influence of state formation processes on the early development of motor racing / Alex Twitchen -- Clay shooting : civilization in the line of fire / Stuart Smith -- The development of sport in Japan : martial arts and baseball / Koichi Kiku -- After Olga : developments in women's artistic gymnastics following the 1972 'Olga Korbut phenomenon' / Tansin Benn and Barry Benn -- Conclusion : figurational sociology and the development of modern sport / Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sports -- History -- Case studies.
Sports -- Sociological aspects -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dunning, Eric.
Malcolm, Dominic, 1969-
Waddington, Ivan.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415286654

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