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Sport in Asian society : past and present

Author: J A Mangan; Hong Fan
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003.
Series: Sport in the global society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Linking sport to the emergence and growth of modern Asian society this collection of essays offers a lucid, original and highly readable history of politics, culture and sport in the world's most populous region.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Mangan; Hong Fan
ISBN: 071465342X 9780714653426 0714683302 9780714683300 0714683531 9780714683539
OCLC Number: 50774245
Description: xii, 428 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Imperial origins: Christian manliness, moral imperatives and pre-Sri Lankan playing fields: consolidation / J.A. Mangan --
Celestials in touch: sport and the Chinese in colonial Singapore / N.G. Aplin and Quek Jon Jong --
"Sportsmanship": English inspiration and Japanese response: F.W. Strange and Chiyosaburo Takeda / Ikuo Abe and J.A. Mangan ---
"Healthy bodies, healthy minds -sport and society in colonial Malaya / Janice N. Brownfoot --
Cricket in colonial India: the Bombay Pentangular, 1892-1946 / Boria Majumdar --
Sport in China: conflict between tradition and modernity, 1840s to 1930s / Fan Hong and Tan Hua --
Ideology, politics, power: Korean sport transformation, 1945-92 / Ha Nam-Gil and J.A. Mangan --
Shackling the lion: sport and modern Singapore / Peter A. Horton --
The juggernaut of globalization: sport and modernization in Iran / H.E. Chehabi --
"Pancasila": sport and the building of Indonesia: ambitions and obstacles / Iain Adams --
Communist China: sport, politics and diplomacy / Fan Hong and Xiong Xiaozheng --
The road to modernization: sport in Taiwan / Trevor Slack ⁵ [and others] --
Sport in modern India: policies, practices and problems / Packianathan Chelladurai ⁵ [and others] --
From Iran to all of Asia: the origin and diffusion of polo / H.E. Chehabi and Allen Guttman --
Epilogue: into the future: Asian sport and globalization / Fan Hong.
Series Title: Sport in the global society.
Responsibility: editors, J.A. Mangan, Fan Hong.
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