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Author Christesen, Paul, 1966-

Title Sport and democracy in the ancient and modern worlds [electronic resource] / Paul Christesen.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 309 p. : ill., maps.
Series Sport and democracy in the ancient and modern worlds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Key terms and concepts; 3. Previous work positing a causal relationship between sport and democratization; 4. Congruence between society and sport; 5. Sport as a school for democracy; 6. Sport as an impediment to democratization; 7. Studying the cumulative effect of horizontal mass sport on democratization; 8. Sport and society in early iron-age Greece; 9. Sport and society in sixth- and fifth-century BCE Greece; 10. Sport and democratization in sixth- and fifth-century BCE Greece; 11. Sport and society in Britain from 1800 to 1840; 12. Sport and society in Britain from 1840 to 1870; 13. A quick trip to the continent: sport in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Germany; 14. Sport and society in Britain from 1870 to 1900; 15. Sport and democratization in nineteenth-century Britain; 16. Mass sport in the United States; 17. Conclusion.
Summary "This book explores the relationship between sport and democratization using sociological and historical methodologies and case studies of ancient Greece and nineteenth-century Britain"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sports -- History.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781107012691 (hardback)
9781139572590 (e-book)

 
    
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