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The Resource Sports : the first five millennia, Allen Guttmann

Sports : the first five millennia, Allen Guttmann

Label
Sports : the first five millennia
Title
Sports
Title remainder
the first five millennia
Statement of responsibility
Allen Guttmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From ancient Egyptian archery and medieval Japanese football to contemporary American baseball, sports have been shaped by - and in turn have helped shape - the culture of which it is part. This work traces this evolution across continents, cultures, and historical epochs to construct a single comprehensive narrative of the world's sports
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guttmann, Allen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Sportgeschiedenis
  • Sport
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Étude transculturelle
  • Aspect social
  • Histoire
  • Sport
Label
Sports : the first five millennia, Allen Guttmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliterate peoples -- Before the Greeks -- Greek athletic festivals -- Roman sports -- Traditional Asian sports -- European sports from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance -- "Made in England": the invention of modern sports -- Cricket follow the flag -- The Institutionalization of modern sports in the United States -- Latin American: the Ingleses versus the Norteamericanos -- Continental Europe: Imports and exports -- Technological sports -- Modern sports in Asia -- "Our former colonial masters: African sports -- Winter sports -- The modern Olympic games -- Resistance to modern sports -- The survival of traditional sports -- Instrumentalized sports -- Modern sports as a global phenomenon -- Coda: Postmodernism and les sports Californiens
Control code
ocn667102314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613761014
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5n1pqc
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667102314
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Sports : the first five millennia, Allen Guttmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliterate peoples -- Before the Greeks -- Greek athletic festivals -- Roman sports -- Traditional Asian sports -- European sports from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance -- "Made in England": the invention of modern sports -- Cricket follow the flag -- The Institutionalization of modern sports in the United States -- Latin American: the Ingleses versus the Norteamericanos -- Continental Europe: Imports and exports -- Technological sports -- Modern sports in Asia -- "Our former colonial masters: African sports -- Winter sports -- The modern Olympic games -- Resistance to modern sports -- The survival of traditional sports -- Instrumentalized sports -- Modern sports as a global phenomenon -- Coda: Postmodernism and les sports Californiens
Control code
ocn667102314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613761014
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5n1pqc
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667102314
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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