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Sports in the Western World
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: William Joseph Baker
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Since the earliest days of the silent era, American filmmakers have been drawn to the visual spectacle of sports and their compelling narratives of conflict, triumph, and individual achievement. In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes have evolved over time--from The Pinch Hitter
Hunting Sports in the West
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Cecil B. Hartley
Categories: Hunting
Type: BOOK - Published: 1859 - Publisher:

Collection of published stories of famous adventurers, including Davy Crockett, Frederick Gerstaecker, John J. Audubon, Kendall, Merrit, Pike, etc. Most of the tales are from accounts by Audubon and Gerstaeker.
Sport Business in the Global Marketplace
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: H. Westerbeek, A. Smith
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-03 - Publisher: Springer

Sport has become big business. This book takes a global look at the business of sport focusing upon the structure of the sport industry, commercialisation of sport, sport marketing, franchising, television and other rights and the rise of the global super athletes and teams. This is positioned in a global
Sport in the African World
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that landscape, drawing on
Sport in the Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: David L. Vanderwerken
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

A collection of essays that focuses on teaching sport-related classes in the humanities and social sciences. It is designed to aid university faculty in proposing or revising courses and features sample syllabi, assignment instructions, and examinations in the appendix to each essay.