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  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketised activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Sport and English National Identity in a ‘Disunited Kingdom’

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Gibbons, Dominic Malcolm

    Given sport’s centrality in English society, what role does it play in symbolising contemporary English national identity? This comprehensive study explores the complex set of relationships between sport and what it means to be English in the twenty-first century. The bond between sport and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how, and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Turner

    Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Fletcher

    Ever since different communities began processes of global migration, sport has been an integral feature in how we conceptualise and experience the notion of being part of a diaspora. Sport provides diasporic communities with a powerful means for creating transnational ties, but also shapes ideas…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • New Directions in Sport History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan Stone, John Hughson, Rob Ellis

    Emerging from the ‘history from below’ movement, sport history was marginalised for decades by those working within more traditional historical fields (and institutions). Although a degree of ignorance still exists, sport history has now acquired a level of credibility through the dedicated work of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport and Revolutionaries

    Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the chapters in this book help make clear how sport has served as a site for political…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    Cricket is a sport which is currently undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. Traditionally thought of as an English summer game, limited in appeal to Britain and its Commonwealth, cricket has, in the past a few years, achieved a global profile. This is largely due to the development of a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Changing Face of Cricket

    From Imperial to Global Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Jon Gemmell

    For cricket enthusiasts there is nothing to match the meaningful contests and excitement generated by the game’s subtle shifts in play. Conversely, huge swathes of the world’s population find cricket the most obscure and bafflingly impenetrable of sports. The Changing Face of Cricket attempts to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Cricket in Colonial India 1780 – 1947

    1st Edition

    By Boria Majumdar

    This is an exacting social history of Indian cricket between 1780 and 1947. It considers cricket as a derivative sport, creatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs, fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations.  Majumdar argues that cricket was a means to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coaching Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

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