A History Of Sports Highlights

Author: Ray Gamache
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456647
Size: 16.99 MB
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This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight—the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism—as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes.

Oregon Sports Stories

Author: Bob Robinson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625846126
Size: 40.82 MB
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In these twenty essays, Robinson offers a unique, behind-the-scenes account of some of Oregon's greatest sports moments and game-changing personalities.

Sports In American Life

Author: Richard O. Davies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118121376
Size: 79.85 MB
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This new edition of Davies’ highly praised narrative of American sports history makes use of the very latest research and now includes updated and expanded coverage of major sporting events since 2006, extreme sports, and women in sports.

Routledge Companion To Sports History

Author: S. W. Pope
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135978123
Size: 19.18 MB
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This chapter examines the history of sport in Japan by locating its development
within significant periods of social,culturaland economic change over the
following four periods: PreMeiji (before 1868), Meiji Era to the PacificWar (1868–
1939), the postwar period (1945–93) and the contemporary period (1993–2008).
InitIwork withan interpretation of ... Working withthisview of sport highlights the
importance ofthe Meiji Era for its development inJapan. The Meiji Era was a
periodof ...

Sport And The Literary Imagination

Author: Jeffrey Hill
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039107094
Size: 22.56 MB
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Rarely, though, has the work of the creative writer been considered in detail. This book directs its attention to this neglected area, examining a selection of novels in which the subject of sport has featured prominently.

Espn The Company

Author: Anthony F. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470564004
Size: 42.95 MB
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When ESPN put its full-page twenty-fifth anniversary ad in the New York Times
on September 7, 2004, it was calling attention to the impact the organization has
had on changing the nature of the sports media game. As Chris “Boomer”
Berman stated in the foreword to ESPN 25 (a book of 25 years of sports
highlights), “History now tells us that the television sports landscape was forever
changed. Funny though; those of us who worked at ESPN back in the fall of 1979
and the beginning ...

The Visual In Sport

Author: Mike Huggins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317965450
Size: 21.86 MB
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Prologue: Extending Study of the Visual in the History of Sport Mike Hugginsa
and Mike O'Mahonyb aUniversity of Cumbria, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK;
bUniversity of Bristol, Bristol, UK This paper highlights the value of images and
materiality associated with sport in the past, and explores the range of
sociocultural practices associated with them. It provides a critique of the neglect
of such sources by many historians and notes that interest is now substantially
growing in visuality and ...

Playing With The Big Boys

Author: Lou Antolihao
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803278519
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Postcolonial Transition and National Sporting Culture The games people play
are as valid a barometer of any culture as politics, religion, economics, or history.
Inversely, then, so too, are the games people refuse to play. —Joseph A. Reaves
Following Reaves, this chapter presents a comparative sociohistorical analysis
juxtaposing basketball with baseball, which represents the game that Filipinos “
refuse to play.” The discussion highlights the sports' historical trajectories in the ...

The Dark Side Of Sports

Author: Nick T. Pappas
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1841263389
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At the same time, this book serves as an invaluable resource for parents, women, and fans by raising awareness to the significant issues surrounding a darker, hidden side of sports.