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The Resource Nation at play : a history of sport in India, Ronojoy Sen

Nation at play : a history of sport in India, Ronojoy Sen

Label
Nation at play : a history of sport in India
Title
Nation at play
Title remainder
a history of sport in India
Statement of responsibility
Ronojoy Sen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reaching as far back as ancient times, Ronojoy Sen pairs a novel history of India's engagement with sport and a probing analysis of its cultural and political development under monarchy and colonialism, and as an independent nation. Some sports that originated in India have fallen out of favor, while others, such as cricket, have been adopted and made wholly India's own. Sen's innovative project casts sport less as a natural expression of human competition than as an instructive practice reflecting a unique play with power, morality, aesthetics, identity, and money. Sen follows the transformat
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Sen, Ronojoy
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary Asia in the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • India
  • GAMES
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • TRAVEL
  • Manners and customs
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • India
  • Sport
  • Gesellschaft
  • Indien
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Culture and History of non-European Territories
  • History
  • Sport
Label
Nation at play : a history of sport in India, Ronojoy Sen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Down the Ages: Sport in Ancient and Medieval India; 2. Empire of Sport: The Early British Impact on Recreation; 3. White Man's Burden: Teachers, Missionaries, and Administrators ; 4. Players and Patrons: Indian Princes and Sports; 5. The Empire Strikes Back: The 1911 IFA Shield and Football in Calcutta; 6. Politics on the Maidan: Sport, Communalism, and Nationalism; 7. The Early Olympics: India's Hockey Triumphs; 8. Lords of the Ring: Tales of Wrestlers and Boxers; 9. Freedom Games: The First Two Decades of Independence
  • 10. Domestic Sports: State, Club, Office, and Regiment (1947-1970)11. 1971 and After: The Religion Called Cricket; 12. Life Beyond Cricket; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn921864493
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231539937
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 40025377310
  • 10.7312/sen-16490
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt14d361h
  • 176ca4c2-9b68-49dd-8fed-0a6f9b4ba2b8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)921864493
Label
Nation at play : a history of sport in India, Ronojoy Sen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Down the Ages: Sport in Ancient and Medieval India; 2. Empire of Sport: The Early British Impact on Recreation; 3. White Man's Burden: Teachers, Missionaries, and Administrators ; 4. Players and Patrons: Indian Princes and Sports; 5. The Empire Strikes Back: The 1911 IFA Shield and Football in Calcutta; 6. Politics on the Maidan: Sport, Communalism, and Nationalism; 7. The Early Olympics: India's Hockey Triumphs; 8. Lords of the Ring: Tales of Wrestlers and Boxers; 9. Freedom Games: The First Two Decades of Independence
  • 10. Domestic Sports: State, Club, Office, and Regiment (1947-1970)11. 1971 and After: The Religion Called Cricket; 12. Life Beyond Cricket; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn921864493
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231539937
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 40025377310
  • 10.7312/sen-16490
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt14d361h
  • 176ca4c2-9b68-49dd-8fed-0a6f9b4ba2b8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)921864493

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