The geographical and chronological range of the essays in Ethnicity, Sport, Identity reveal the global role of sport in this advance. It also considers the significant issues of colonial adaptation, resistance and rejection, and the post-imperial consequences of imperialism. It is the first publication to focus specifically on European women and their struggle for emancipation via sport. Other Titles: International journal of the history of sport. The contributors examine the distinctive nature of Victorian masculine stereotypes, the means by which these concepts were disseminated and their translation into codes of conduct.
The central theme throughout is that a racial hierarchy was taught through both curriculum and text in schools throughout the former British Empire. Prologue - imperialism, sport, globalization, J. Her recent publications focus on the history of P. Prologue: Atalanta as Symbol of European Sportswomen 2. The various contributions examine the issue right across the British imperial experience — with case studies ranging from Canada, Ireland, East and South Africa, through the Indian subcontinent to Australia and New Zealand. Women in Weapon Land: The Rise of International Women's Fencing 8.
Nowhere did their culture, values and identity gain clearer expression than in their sports, and their influence is still felt in the way we organise, play and think of sport today. . It has become an inescapable reality linking public environment with intimate experience and thus offers the historian an opportunity to inspect and attempt to grasp all the dimensions of the recent past and their relative share in individual and collective experience. This collection explores the political, social and aesthetic influence of modern sport, attitudes to the body and the evolution of specific Australasian visions of sport. The Sports Woman as a Cultural Challenge: Swedish Popular Press Coverage of the Olympic Games during the 1950s and 1960s 9. It has been responsible, with other political agents, for creating 'tribalism' in modern Europe. Arguably its potency in this regard, in Europe and indeed elsewhere, is increasing rather than diminishing as a product of new technologies, nascent national defensiveness and bewilderment with complexity.
Providing an interdisciplinary study of political and cultural tensions in Asia, past and present, through the key case-study of sport, it illuminates the complex practices and legacies of Japanese imperialism across East and Southeast Asia through the 20th century and beyond. This book concentrates on the East Asian Olympic nations and their use of the London 2012 Olympics to sustain and perpetuate both internally and externally regional and national political concerns with roots in history at a time of momentous, even threatening, East Asian change. As sport has grown, progressively replacing religion, in its power to excite passion, provide emotional escape, offer fraternal and increasingly sororital bonding, it has become an inescapable reality linking public environment with intimate experience and thus offers the historian an opportunity to inspect and attempt to grasp all the dimensions of the recent past and their relative share in individual and collective experience. Epilogue: Heritage, Progression, Regression and Advance! However, the relationship between literature and sport has been little explored. It weaves together brilliantly the elements of the 'manufacture' of masculinity in the period world-famous 'public' school system for the privileged which serviced the largest empire, the world has ever known, at the zenith of its control and which has had a significant influence in the formation of the modern world.
The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games was a metaphor for hegemony and renaissance. The move away from apprenticeship has been further aggravated by the growth of routine work, wh ich has more and more undermined the master's individual insight and problem solving in unique situations. A record of the role of selected middle-class individuals across Europe who made notable contributions to the early evolution of modern sport and who saw success in modern sport as an expression of human qualities to be admired, applauded and encouraged. This collection considers the evolution of modern sport in Europe and examines its relationshop with politics, gender and class. In South Africa, for example, sport has been crucial in advancing the rights and liberty of oppressed groups. From Women's Exclusion to Gender Institution: A Brief History of the Sexual Categorisation Process within Sport 7. It is an international publication drawing on global scholars and emphasizing the role of the Olympic Games in the political relations between the East Asian nations.
Sport is not infrequently a medium for this confrontation. Sport has played its part in the inculcation of this commitment. This imperialism began a process of cultural diffusion in which sport became a cultural bond, moral metaphor and political symbol. The huge accumulation of gold medals emphasized that once again China stood apart, and above, other nations of Asia. The sports of Europe and the United States were imitated and assimilated and became symbols of national and cosmopolitan identity. Throughout history a constant imperative has been a moral commitment to defend the society. Its concern is the relationship between Nordic culture, Nordic nations, changing Nordic attitudes to time, space and the body and the related evolution of specific Nordic visions and traditions of sport as an integral component of cultural similarity and synthesis.
It was a two-way process, for as soon as the world beyond Europe became known to the Europeans, sports from other parts of the world entered Europe. It might yet prove to be one stumbling block to future European supranational ambitions, especially if nationalistic political forces begin to appreciate its emotional hold over populations, the significance for them of emblems associated with athletic allegiance and its in-built capacity for separateness rather than 'togetherness'. This collection considers the evolution of modern sport in Europe and examines its role in shaping masculine identity. These writings are thus a unique compilation of scholastic creativity of major interest to scholars and students in Sports Studies, Physical Education, Health Studies, Sociology and Social Psychology. Prologue - combative sports and combative societies, J. Sport as a Cultural Model: Italian Women's Soccer over the Past Ten Years 12.
As Sydney prepares to host the 2000 Olympic games, this study assesses the cultural impact of sport on the Australasian countries. When it appeared in 1981, this book was the first major study of the games ethos which dominated the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. It is suggested here that the growth in popularity of martial arts in Europe is related to the situation outlined above. Instead, an ever-increasing part of the craft is subjected to the standardized routines of mass production. The result has been continual originality of insight.
A collection of essays bringing together the different perspectives of women's studies and the social history of sport, using feminist ideas to explore the role of sport in women's lives. Injustices within sport often reflect larger injustices in society as a whole. It deals with confrontation through sport but also the possibilities for integration through sport. The struggle to overthrow prejudice set for the first time in the context of recent European history and the recent evolution of European sport, is described in this pioneering Collection. They viewed sport, sometimes self-interestedly but not always self-interestedly, as a medium of personal, collective and national virtue. Both volumes have a similar purpose: to record Olympic ideals achieved but more importantly, to stimulate reflection on those as yet unachieved.
China's reaction and the reactions of the other Asian nations are explored in The Asian Games. This collection explores the relationship between sport and war and brings together established authors, including Peter J Beck, Hans Bonde, Vassil Girginov, J A Mangan, John McClelland and Gertrud Pfister, and emerging authors such as Steve Bailey, Penelope Kissoudi, Orestis Kustrin, Callum McKenzie, Alethea Melling, Antonio Misseroli, Hamad Ndee and Roberta Vescori. The E-mail message field is required. It is the first general consideration of a selection of these innovatory pioneers and proselytisers who placed Europe at the forefront of major developments in contemporary world sport - now a phenomenon of global significance. Virtually everywhere, directly or indirectly, modern men are prepared for war through sport. Mangan Alternative title Book Review : Europe, Sport, World: Shaping Global Societies Author s Journal name Sporting traditions, journal of the Australian society for sports history Volume number 18 Issue number 1 Start page 122 End page 123 Publisher Australian Society for Sports History Place of publication Bedford Park, S. Collectively and cumulatively, their view is that sport was an important instrument of imperial cultural association and subsequent cultural change, promoting at various times and in various places imperial unity, national identity, social reform, recreational development and post-imperial goodwill.