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A Cultural History Of Sport

by Wray Vamplew, John McClelland and Mark Dyreson

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From gladiatorial combat to knightly tournaments and from hunting to games and gambling, sport has been central to human culture. A Cultural History of Sport presents the first extensive history from classical antiquity to today, covering all forms and aspects of sport.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Sport in Antiquity (Edited by Paul Christesen, Dartmouth College, USA, and Charles Stocking, Western University, Canada)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Sport in the Medieval Age (Edited by Noel Fallows, University of Georgia, USA)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Sport in the Renaissance (Edited by Alessandro Arcangeli, University of Verona, Italy)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Sport in the Enlightenment (Edited by Rebekka von Mallinckrodt, University of Bremen, Germany)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Sport in the Age of Industry (Edited by Mike Huggins, University of Cumbria, UK)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Sport in the Modern Age (Edited by Steven Riess, Northeastern Illinois University, USA)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781350024106

Published by Bloomsbury