1st Edition

The History of Motor Sport
A Case Study Analysis

Edited By

David Hassan

ISBN 9780415851213
Published April 11, 2013 by Routledge
160 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

USD $52.95

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Book Description

First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Prologue: The Cultural Significance and Global Importance of Motor Sport  David Hassan  2. Motor Sport in France: Testing-ground for the World  Éamon Ó. Cofaigh  Daredevils and Early Birds: Belgian Pioneers in Automobile Racing and Aerial Sports During the Belle Époque  Thomas Ameye, Bieke Gils and Pascal Delheye  3. From Dictatorship to Democracy in Spain: The Iconography of Motorcyclist Angel Nieto  Teresa González Aja  4. Before Fittipaldi, Piquet and Senna: The Beginning of Motor Racing in Brazil (1908–1954)  Victor Andrade de Melo  5. The Great Race Across the Sahara: A History of the Paris to Dakar Rally and Its Impact on the Development of Corporate Social Responsibility Within Motor Sport  David Hassan and Philip O’Kane  6. A History of the ‘Triple Crown’ of Motor Racing: The Indianapolis 500, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Monaco Grand Prix  Philip O’Kane  7. NASCAR Stock Car Racing: Establishment and Southern Retrenchment  Ben Shackleford  8. Epilogue: The Evolution of Motor Sport Research  David Hassan

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David Hassan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Studies at the University of Ulster. He is Academic Editor of Sport in Society (Taylor and Francis Ltd.) and has guest edited a number of leading journals in the field. He is Series Editor (with Dr. Allan Edwards) of Foundations of Sport Management (a new Routledge series) and has published extensively in the social, political and historical significance of sport.