Taylor & Francis India: Sports History

  • The Baseball Glove: History, Material, Meaning, and Value book cover

    The Baseball Glove

    History, Material, Meaning, and Value, 1st Edition

    By David Jenemann

    The baseball glove is a ubiquitous item, a crucial piece of equipment in the game of baseball, and it offers the opportunity to examine the production of material culture and social practice at numerous levels. Where and how is a glove made, and how does its manufacture square with the narratives…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Olympics book cover

    Understanding the Olympics

    2nd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe. How did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Studying Football book cover

    Studying Football

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellis Cashmore, Kevin Dixon

    Football is the most widely played, watched and studied sport in the world. It’s hard to develop a full understanding of the significance of sport in global society without understanding the significance of football. Studying Football is the first book designed specifically to guide and support the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sport: A socio-cultural analysis book cover

    Understanding Sport

    A socio-cultural analysis, 1st Edition

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have undergone profound change. In this fully updated, revised and expanded edition of their classic textbook, John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel and Kath Woodward offer a…

    Paperback – 2012-07-16
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The Ethics of Sports: A Reader book cover

    The Ethics of Sports

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    There are few, if any, aspects of contemporary sport that do not raise ethical questions. From on-field relationships between athletes, coaches and officials, to the corporate responsibility of international sports organizations and businesses, ethical considerations permeate sport at every level.…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge

  • The Olympics: A Critical Reader book cover

    The Olympics

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Olympics: A Critical Reader represents a unique, critical guide to the definitive sporting mega-event and the wider phenomenon it represents – Olympism. Combining classic texts and thoughtful editorial discussion with challenging new pieces, including previously unseen material, the book…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge

  • Understanding American Sports book cover

    Understanding American Sports

    1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Gems, Gertrud Pfister

    Since the nineteenth century the USA has served as an international model for business, lifestyle and sporting success. Yet whilst the language of sport seems to be universal, American sports culture remains highly distinctive. Why is this so? How should we understand American sport? What can we…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge

  • The Association Game: A History of British Football book cover

    The Association Game

    A History of British Football, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Taylor

    The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised…

    Paperback – 2007-08-16
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of British Football book cover

    Encyclopedia of British Football

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Cox, WRAY VAMPLEW, Dave Russell

    This reference work aims to provide sports enthusiasts, journalists, librarians, students and scholars with an authorative source of information on a comprehensive range of subjects covering the history and organization of football in Britain. Over 250 entries focus on key organisations or…

    Paperback – 2002-09-03
    Routledge

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