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Games and Game Playing in European Art and Literature, 16th-17th Centuries
Language: en
Authors: Robin O'Bryan
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-26 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

This collection of essays examines the vogue for games and game playing as expressed in art, architecture, and literature in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Moving beyond previous scholarship on game theory, game monographs, and period and regional studies on games, this volume analyzes a range of artistic and literary works
Sports and Education
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Anna Marie Frank
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A timely, unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system. * A comprehensive introduction provides the framework for an in-depth presentation of the most frequently debated issues related to sport as an educational aspect of society * A chronology details the evolution
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Cesar R. Torres
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: A&C Black

This monograph addresses a perceived lack of clarity in the recent turns toward 'theological interpretation', presenting an understanding of theological interpretation that is highly eclectic.
Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Stefan Huebner
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-11 - Publisher: NUS Press

The history of regional sporting events in 20th- century Asia yields insights into Western and Asian perspectives on what defines modern Asia, and can be read as a staging of power relations in Asia and between Asia and the West. The Far Eastern Championship Games began in 1913, and were
Handbook of Sports Studies
Language: en
Pages: 570
Authors: Jay Coakley, Eric Dunning
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-08-29 - Publisher: SAGE

Now available in paperback, this vital handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and Jay Coakley, author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, it both reflects and richly