Globalizing Sport

Globalizing Sport

Author: Barbara J. Keys

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674726635

Category: History

Page: 289

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In this impressive book, Barbara Keys offers the first major study of the political and cultural ramifications of international sports competitions in the decades before World War II. Focusing on the United States, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, she examines the transformation of events like the Olympic Games and the World Cup from relatively small-scale events to the expensive, political, globally popular extravaganzas familiar to us today.
Globalizing Sport
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Barbara J. Keys
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-09 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In this impressive book, Barbara Keys offers the first major study of the political and cultural ramifications of international sports competitions in the decades before World War II. Focusing on the United States, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, she examines the transformation of events like the Olympic Games and
Globalizing Sport
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: George Harvey Sage
Categories: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

It is easy to think of sport as "fun and games," yet it has become a worldwide industry of major proportions and consequences. Interconnections among countries, sports organizations, teams, agents, schools, and media have brought changes that could hardly be imagined two generations ago. George Sage invites readers into a
Globalizing Sport
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: George H. Sage
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Sport is enjoyed by millions of people across the world, and both watching and playing sport constitutes a major part of modern leisure time. But sport is also a huge worldwide industry. In Globalizing Sport, George Sage invites readers to explore a deeper understanding of the global dynamics of sport
Globalizing Sport
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: George Harvey Sage
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Paradigm Pub

Sport is enjoyed by millions of people across the world, and both watching and playing sport constitutes a major part of modern leisure time. But sport is also a huge worldwide industry. In Globalizing Sport, George Sage invites readers to explore a deeper understanding of the global dynamics of sport
Globalizing Cricket
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Dominic Malcolm
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: A&C Black

This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. Globalizing Cricket examines the global role of the sport - how it developed and spread around the world. The book explores the origins of cricket in the eighteenth century, its establishment as