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eBook Sports in World History (Themes in World History) ePub

by David G. McComb

  • ISBN: 0415318122
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Subcategory: Outdoors Sport
  • Author: David G. McComb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (October 30, 2004)
  • Pages: 136
  • ePub book: 1361 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1114 kb
  • Other: rtf lit lrf docx
  • Rating: 4.4
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Sports in World History . ISBN-10: 9780415318112. ISBN-13: 978-0415318112.

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Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and . Sports in World History Themes in World History.

Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and invaluable insight into the world of sport through history. discussions of some of the most popular of the 300 modern world sports including: soccer, basketball, baseball, cricket, table tennis, tennis, Formula One racing, golf, swimming, skiing, volleyball, track and field, boxing, judo and cycling. the history of both western and non-western sports in depth, as well as the increasing globalization of sports today. the challenges facing the world of sports today, such as commercialization and the use of g drugs.

Aging in World History is a magnificent accomplishment. No one has ever undertaken such an ambitious work, and no one other than David Troyansky could have succeeded. He has brilliantly traced individual experience, demography, culture, and policy across Western and Eastern civilizations, from hunters and gatherers to the present day. Troyansky's grasp of secondary and primary sources is breathtaking.

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World history or global history is a field of historical study that emerged centuries ago, with leaders such as Voltaire, Hegel, Karl Marx and Arnold J. Toynbee. The field became much more active in terms of university teaching, text books, scholarly journals, and academic associations in the late 20th century. It examines history from a global perspective.

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the challenges facing the world of sports today, such as commercialization and the use of g drugs. Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and invaluable insight into the world of sport through history. The Themes in World History series provides exciting, new and wide-ranging surveys of the important themes of world history.

This lively and clear survey provides a wide-ranging overview of the history of modern sports, covering such topics as:

why human beings are athletes how the major modern sports came about and how they spread throughout the world with the help of enthusiastic individuals, sports organizations, the YMCA and the Olympic movement discussions of some of the most popular of the 300 modern world sports including: soccer, basketball, baseball, cricket, table tennis, tennis, Formula One racing, golf, swimming, skiing, volleyball, track and field, boxing, judo and cycling the history of both western and non-western sports in depth, as well as the increasing globalization of sports today the challenges facing the world of sports today, such as commercialization and the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and invaluable insight into the world of sport through history.