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Sport Across Asia : Politics, Cultures, and Identities, Hardback Book

Sport Across Asia : Politics, Cultures, and Identities Hardback

Edited by Joseph Maguire, Birgit Krawietz, Katrin Bromber


This book is designed to reflect both our current knowledge regarding sport, globalisation and `"encounters" with several important "post-colonial" or non-western societies and to draw together scholars from a range of different disciplines.

Case studies of cultural encounters in Central, South-East Asia, Asia Minor and the Arabian peninsula capture the paradoxical processes of emulation, resistance and transformation that are at work in the diffusion and development of "sport" and body cultures.

These case studies bring together insights from anthropology, cultural studies, geography, history, law, sociology, various area and post-colonial studies.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 242 pages, 7 Halftones, black and white; 7 Tables, black and white; 7 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Globalization
  • ISBN: 9780415884389



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