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Title Sport across Asia : politics, cultures, and identities / edited by Katrin Bromber, Birgit Krawietz, and Joseph Maguire
Published New York : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in sport, culture and society ; v. 21
Routledge research in sport, culture and society ; v. 21
Contents Introduction: From Asian Sports to Sport in Asia / Katrin Bromber, Birgit Krawietz and Joseph Maguire -- Anthropological Perspectives on Sport and Culture : Against Sports as the Essence of Western Modernity / Ingrid Kummels -- Civilising Bodies : Somatic Engineering in China / Denise Gimpel -- Sport in Japan in the Early 21st Century : An Interpretation / Lee Thompson -- The Memory of Colonialism and Imagined Unification : Two Distinctive Natures of South Korean Sporting Nationalism in the 21st Century / Jung Woo Lee and Joseph Maguire -- Representing True Laos in Post-Colonial Southeast Asia : Regional Dynamics in the Globalization of Sport / Simon Creak -- The Debate on 'Revival' and the Physical Culture Movement in Western India (1900-1950) / Namrata R. Ganneri -- Martial Arts Iranian Style : Zurkhane Heavy Athletics and Wrestling Contested / Birgit Krawietz -- The Development of Mountaineering in Republican Turkey / Funda Akcan and Nefise Bulgu -- The United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrain as a Modern Sport Hub / Katrin Bromber and Birgit Krawietz
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-235) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sports -- Political aspects -- Asia
Sports -- Asia -- Psychological aspects
Sports -- Asia -- Sociological aspects
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of Sports.
Sports -- Political aspects.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Bromber, Katrin
Krawietz, Birgit
Maguire, Joseph
ISBN 0203074629