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The Visual in Sport

by Mike Huggins & Mike O'Mahony

This comprehensive, novel and exciting interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international authorities from the history of sport, social history, art history, film history, design history, cultural...


Gymnastics, a Transatlantic Movement: From Europe to America

by Gertrud Pfister

This book explores, analyses, and explains divergent ideologies and practices of gymnastics in selected European nations. It reconstructs the ex- and import processes from Europe to America and determines the...


Football, Europe and the Press

by Liz Crolley & David Hand

This book examines the construction of national, regional, and group identities in the football journalism of five European countries: England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Notions of the respective national...


Art of Gunsmithing: The Shotgun

by Lewis Potter

This volume is written about working on one of the finest sporting firearms ever invented - the shotgun. Included are types of shotgun from everyman's dream gun, the sidelock ejector, to the everyman gun, the...


A Social History of Swimming in England, 1800 1918: Splashing in the Serpentine

by Christopher Love

Covering a time of great social and technological change, this history traces the development of the four classic aquatic disciplines of competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo, with...


Cricket in Colonial India 1780 1947

by Boria Majumdar

This is an exacting social history of Indian cricket between 1780 and 1947. It considers cricket as a derivative sport, creatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs, fulfil political imperatives...


Olympic Legacies: Intended and Unintended: Political, Cultural, Economic and Educational

by J A Mangan & Mark Dyreson

For more than a century, the Olympics have been the modern world's most significant sporting event. Indeed, they deserve much credit for globalizing sport beyond the boundaries of the Anglo-American universe,...


Militarism, Hunting, Imperialism: 'Blooding' the Martial Male

by J.A. Mangan & Callum McKenzie

The late Victorian and Edwardian officer class viewed hunting and big game hunting in particular, as a sound preparation for imperial warfare. For the imperial officer in the making, the 'blooding' hunting ritual...


The Changing Face of Cricket: From Imperial to Global Game

by Dominic Malcolm, Jon Gemmell & Nalin Mehta

For cricket enthusiasts there is nothing to match the meaningful contests and excitement generated by the game's subtle shifts in play. Conversely, huge swathes of the world's population find cricket the most...


Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance: America at the Olympics

by Mark Dyreson

In 2008 China plans to use the Olympic Games to remake its national identity in the global marketplace. In so doing China treads the path blazed by the United States. For more than a century the U.S. has used...


Sport and Foreign Policy in a Globalizing World

by Steven J. Jackson & Steven Haigh

Globalization is effecting a close convergence of sport and foreign policy. In order to respond to novel social, political, cultural and economic pressures, states are increasingly turning to sport as a foreign...


Australian Sport: Antipodean Waves of Change

by Kristine Toohey & Tracy Taylor

Australia is only a small player in the world's political and economic landscapes, yet, for many decades, it has been considered to be a global powerhouse in terms of its sporting successes. In conjunction with...


Emigrant Players: Sport and the Irish Diaspora

by Paul Darby & David Hassan

Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being 'sports mad'. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class...


Gender, Sport, Science: Selected Writings of Roberta J. Park

by J. A. Mangan & Patricia Vertinsky

Roberta J. Park has been throughout her distinguished career a scholar with a mission - to win academic recognition of the significance of the body in culture and cultures. Her scholarship has earned her global...


South Africa and the Global Game: Football, Apartheid and Beyond

by Peter Alegi & Chris Bolsmann

Firmly situating South African teams, players, and associations in the international framework in which they have to compete, South Africa and the Global Game: Football, Apartheid, and Beyond presents an interdisciplinary...


The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 1939: Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

by Penelope Kissoudi

The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from...


Ethics, Disability and Sports

by Ejgil Jespersen & Mike J. McNamee

This volume addresses a range of philosophical and ethical issues in adapted physical activity and disability sports participation more broadly. It is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars...


Gundogs: Their Past, Their Performance and Their Prospects

by David Hancock

This book is about gundogs, those ever-willing companions of both sportsmen and discerning dog owners. Gundogs is not a manual covering training, grooming, nutrition and dog care; it is very much a celebration...


Five-Star Trails: South Carolina Upstate: Your Guide to the Area's Most Beautiful Hikes

by Sherry Jackson

The South Carolina Upcountry is gaining more popularity and people visiting will need to know how to discover all it has to offer. Outdoor activities here abound and there are a good variety of trails for hikers...


Gymnastics: Skills- Techniques- Training

by Lloyd Readhead

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of...