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The Resource Sport and national identity in the post-war world, edited by Adrian Smith and Dilwyn Porter

Sport and national identity in the post-war world, edited by Adrian Smith and Dilwyn Porter

Label
Sport and national identity in the post-war world
Title
Sport and national identity in the post-war world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adrian Smith and Dilwyn Porter
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The concepts of 'nationality' and 'national identity' have continued to receive a great deal of attention. Concentrating on the period since 1945, this title makes a useful contribution to the literature on this topic.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
306.483
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.34
LC item number
.S62 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Adrian
  • Porter, Dilwyn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nationalism and sports
  • Sports
  • Society
  • Society & culture: general
  • Nationalism
  • Sports & active outdoor recreation
  • Later 20th century c 1950 to c 1999
  • Sport: general
Summary expansion
What is the relationship between sport and national identity? What can sport tell us about changing perceptions of national identity?Bringing together the work of established historians and younger commentators, this illuminating text surveys the last half-century, giving due attention to the place of sport in our social and political history.It Includes studies of: English football and British decline Englishness and sport Ethnicity and nationalism in Scotland Social change and national pride in Wales Irish international football and Irishness Sport and identity in South Africa Cricket and identity crisis in the Caribbean Baseball, exceptionalism and American Sport Popular mythology surrounding the sporting rivalry between New Zealand and AustraliaSport and National Identity in the Post-War World presents a wealth of original research into contemporary social history and provides illuminating material for historians and sociologists alike
Label
Sport and national identity in the post-war world, edited by Adrian Smith and Dilwyn Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction 1. Sport and national identity in contemporary England 2. 'Your boys took one hell of a beating!' English football and British decline, c.1950-80 3. 'Every day I wake up and I thank the Lord I'm Welsh': sport and national identity in post-war Wales 4. 'Cry for Us, Argentina': sport and national identity in late twentieth-century Scotland 5. Who are the boys in Green? Irish identity and soccer in the Republic of Ireland 6. 'One Nation, One Soul, One Dream, One Goal?' Sport and national identity in South Africa 7. Cricket and a crisis of identity in the Anglophone Caribbean 8. Baseball and American exceptionalism 9. Black against gold: New Zealand-Australia sporting rivalry in the modern era
Control code
BDZ0005766762
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 200 p.
Isbn
9780415283007
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Sport and national identity in the post-war world, edited by Adrian Smith and Dilwyn Porter
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction 1. Sport and national identity in contemporary England 2. 'Your boys took one hell of a beating!' English football and British decline, c.1950-80 3. 'Every day I wake up and I thank the Lord I'm Welsh': sport and national identity in post-war Wales 4. 'Cry for Us, Argentina': sport and national identity in late twentieth-century Scotland 5. Who are the boys in Green? Irish identity and soccer in the Republic of Ireland 6. 'One Nation, One Soul, One Dream, One Goal?' Sport and national identity in South Africa 7. Cricket and a crisis of identity in the Anglophone Caribbean 8. Baseball and American exceptionalism 9. Black against gold: New Zealand-Australia sporting rivalry in the modern era
Control code
BDZ0005766762
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 200 p.
Isbn
9780415283007
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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