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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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Sport in Europe: Politics, Class, Gender

J. A. Mangan - Sports & Recreation - 1999 - 268 pages
This book examines the cultural, social, political, economic and aesthetic history of Sport in Europe. As sport has grown, progressively replacing religion, in its power to ...
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Militarism, Sport, Europe: War Without Weapons

J. A. Mangan - Social Science - 2003 - 316 pages
A collection of essays exploring the relationship between sport and war, bringing together established authors that include Peter Beck, Hans Bonde, J.A. Mangan and Gertrud ...
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Reformers, Sport, Modernizers: Middle-class Revolutionaries

J. A. Mangan - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 278 pages
A record of the role of selected middle-class individuals across Europe who made notable contributions to the early evolution of modern sport and who saw success in modern ...
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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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