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Sports culture : an A-Z guide

Author: Ellis Cashmore
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We live in a culture in which sports play an important role. The growth in broadcasting, merchandising, iconography and the commercialization of sports has led to an increasing interest in the emerging field of sports culture." "This book examines individual issues, people, artefacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Coverage is wide-ranging" "The book also includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Cashmore
ISBN: 0415181690 9780415181693 0415223350 9780415223355 0415285550 9780415285551
OCLC Number: 41548336
Description: xii, 482 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Entries A-Z.
Responsibility: Ellis Cashmore.
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Sports Culture examines individual issues people, artefacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Coverage is wide-ranging with more than 170 entries.  Read more...

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