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Title Australia's Asian sporting context, 1920s-30s / edited by Sean Brawley and Nick Guoth
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 156 pages .)
Series Sport in the global society. Contemporary perspectives
Sport in the global society. Contemporary perspectives.
Contents Cover; Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s -- 30s; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Page; Citation Information; 1. Australia's Asian sporting context; 2. 'Despicable and degrading': Australian-Ceylonese sporting relations; 3. 'Little giants of the ring': fighting race and making men on the Australia -- Philippines boxing circuit, 1919- 1923; 4. A new China: using sport to expose a multi-class race through the 1923 Chinese soccer tour of Australia; 5. Oldfield's XI and the golden bond of empire: the 1927 Australian cricket tour of Singapore and Malaya
6. Second rate Java Jaunters: soccer football, the imaginary grandstand, cultural diplomacy and Australia's Asian context7. 'Lively little visitors' and 'peaceful ambassadors': reading Japanese sporting tours through the Australian press -- 1926 to 1935; 8. 'Indian hockey [and football] tricks': race, magic, wonder and empire in Australian- Indian sporting relations, 1926 -1938; 9. Playing fields; Index
Summary This book examines Australia's sporting relationships with the Asian region during the interwar period. Until now, Australia's sporting relationships with the Asian region have been neglected by scholars of Australian and Asian sports history, and the broader field of Australia's Asian context. Concentrating on the period of the 1920s and 1930s - when sporting relationships between Australia and a number of Asian nations emerged in a variety of sports - this book demonstrates the depth of these previously under-examined connections. The book challenges, and complicates, the broader historio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sports -- Asia -- History -- 20th century
Sports -- Australia -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Brawley, Sean, 1966- editor.
Guoth, Nick, editor
ISBN 1317966325