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A Sport-loving Society: Victorian and Edwardian Middle-class England at Play

J. A. Mangan - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 320 pages
In a time of unprecedented political and economic transformation, the middle classes of Victorian and Edwardian England became principal players in a new social order. Nowhere ...
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The Cultural Bond: Sport, Empire, Society

J. A. Mangan - History - 1992 - 228 pages
The contributors to this volume examine the aspects of the cultural associations, symbolic interpretations and emotional significance of the idea of empire and, to some extent ...
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Disreputable Pleasures: Less Virtuous Victorians at Play

Mike Huggins, J. A. Mangan - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 246 pages
Many historians have claimed that respectability was the sharpest line of social division in Victorian society, even that the line between the 'respectable' and 'unrespectable ...
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The Business of Professional Sports

Paul D. Staudohar, J. A. Mangan - Business & Economics - 1991 - 306 pages
Série d'articles sur le business des sports professionnels nord-américains : TV, agents, joueurs, NBA, NHL, NFL, baseball, athlètes olympiques.
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Sport in Australasian Society: Past and Present

J. A. Mangan, John Nauright - Social Science - 2000 - 362 pages
As Sydney prepares to host the 2000 Olympic games, this study assesses the cultural impact of sport on the Australasian countries. Here, as in other parts of the world, sport ...
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Sport in Latin American Society: Past and Present

J. A. Mangan, Lamartine Pereira da Costa - Social Science - 2002 - 210 pages
This work deals with the infancy, adolescence and maturity of sport in Latin American society. It explores ways in which sport illuminates cultural migration and emigration and ...
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Superman Supreme: Fascist Body as Political Icon : Global Fascism

J. A. Mangan - History - 2000 - 257 pages
The supremacy of the global fascist superman never became a reality but was certainly an intention. This work explores the use of the image of the male body in European ...
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