Routledge International Handbooks: Routledge Companion to Sports History

Editors: Pope, S. W. and Nauright, John
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $220.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-415-50194-1
Category: Arts & Leisure - Sports
Book Status: Available

The field of sports history is no longer a fledgling area of study. There is a great vitality in the field and it has matured dramatically over the past decade. Reflecting changes to traditional approaches, sport historians need now to engage with contemporary debates about history, to be encouraged to position themselves and their methodologies in relation to current epistemological issues, and to promote the importance of reflecting on the literary or poetic dimensions of producing history. These contemporary developments, along with a wealth of international research from a range of theoretical perspectives, provide the backdrop to the new Routledge Companion to Sports History.

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