Sport in Asian society : past and present

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Published
  • London ; Portland : F. Cass 2003
Physical description
1 online resource (366 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-135-76043-8
  • 0-7146-8330-2
  • 0-203-49742-2
  • 1-280-24372-4
  • 9786610243723
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • BookCover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Foreword; Series Editor's Foreword; PROLOGUE Asian Sport: From the Recent Past; 1 Imperial Origins: Christian Manliness, Moral Imperatives and Pre-Sri Lankan Playing Fields-Beginnings1; 2 Imperial Origins: Christian Manliness, Moral Imperatives and Pre-Sri Lankan Playing Fields-Consolidation; 3 Celestials in Touch: Sport and the Chinese in Colonial Singapore; 4 'Sportsmanship'-English Inspiration and Japanese Response: F.W.Strange and Chiyosaburo Takeda
  • 5 'Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds': Sport and Society in Colonial Malaya6 Cricket in Colonial India: The Bombay Pentangular, 1892-1946; 7 Sport in China: Conflict between Tradition and Modernity, 1840s to 1930s; 8 Ideology, Politics, Power: Korean Sport-Transformation, 1945-92; 9 Shackling the Lion: Sport in Independent Singapore; 10 The Juggernaut of Globalization: Sport and Modernization in Iran; 11 Pancasila: Sport and the Building of Indonesia-Ambitions and Obstacles; 12 Communist China: Sport, Politics and Diplomacy1; 13 The Road to Modernization: Sport in Taiwan1
  • 14 Sport in Modern India: Policies, Practices and Problems15 From Iran to All of Asia: The Origin and Diffusion of Polo; EPILOGUE Into the Future: Asian Sport and Globalization; Select Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index
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  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-7146-5342-X
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-7146-8353-1
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • Linking sport to the emergence and growth of modern Asian society this collection of essays offers a lucid, original and highly readable history of politics, culture and sport in the world's most populous region.

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