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The democratic stage? The relationship between the actor and the audience in professional wrestling
(Revue de Recherche en Civilisation Américaine, 2014)
Using two major examples (2002 Wrestlemania XVII main event between The Rock and Hulk Hogan, and the 2004 Wrestlemania XX match up of Brock Lesnar and Bill Goldberg) this paper will argue that the wrestling arena is one ...
Women, Sport and Culture: From The 1948 Olympic Games to Rome 1960
The chapter has two sections. The first looks at the expansion of the Olympic programme for women between 1948 and 1960 and the changing cultural values of Olympism during this time. The second section argues that Olympic ...
Sport, Gender and Sexuality at the 1908 London Olympic Games
A critical survey of issues relating to gender and sexuality at the 1908 London Olympic Games.
Sport and British Jewry: integration, ethnicity and anti-semitism, 1890-1970 (Paperback version)
(Manchester University Press, 2014-11-01)
Sport and British Jewry, available at last in paperback, provides the first wide-ranging examination of the importance of sport in the history of the British-Jewish community. Covering the period from 1890 through to 1970, ...
Introduction: The Empire and Commonwealth Games and the Challenge of History
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This is the introduction to a special issue of the journal Sport in Histiry, dedicated to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It provides a survey of the event's history and historiography, raises critical questions ...