Overview:Sports in World History - Themes in World History - This lively and clear survey provides a wide-ranging overview of the history of modern sports, covering such topics as: why human beings are athleteshow the major modern sports came about and how they spread throughout the world with the help of enthusiastic individuals, sports organizations, the YMCA and the Olympic movementdiscussions of some of the most popular of the 300 modern world sports including: soccer, basketball, baseball, cricket, table tennis, tennis, Formula One racing, golf, swimming, skiing, volleyball, track and field, boxing, judo and cyclingthe history of both western and non-western sports in depth, as well as the increasing globalization of sports todaythe challenges facing the world of sports today, such as commercialization and the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Sports historians and cultural studies students will all find this book gives a fascinating and invaluable insight into the world of sport through history.
This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725642-9780415318112. It was written by the following authors: David G. McComb. Book Sports in World History - Themes in World History, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2004-09-02 00:00:00. It has 136 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 340 g. File for download Sports in World History - Themes in World History has PDF format and is called sports-in-world-history-themes-in-world-history.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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