This book brings together many new and exciting international approaches to sport heritage. It provides a thought-provoking sport heritage case study that would be of interest to students and researchers in history, geography, anthropology, marketing, and industry practitioners at sporting events.
Table of Contents
1. Sport, heritage, and tourism 2. It still goes on: Football and the heritage of the Great War in Britain 3. Indigenous sport and heritage: Cherbourg’s Ration Shed Museum 4. Identity in the “Road Racing Capital of the World”: Heritage, geography and contested spaces 5. Heroes as heritage: The commoditization of sporting achievement 6. A Canterbury tale: Imaginative genealogies and existential heritage tourism at the St. Lawrence Ground
Gregory Ramshaw is based at the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University, USA. He explores the social construction and cultural production of heritage, with a particular interest in sport-based heritage. He is also the co-editor of Heritage Sport and Tourism: Sporting Pasts – Tourist Futures and Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance, both published by Routledge.