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Beginnings, Known and Unknown

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

American football grew most directly from a November 1875 rugby-based game between Harvard and Yale. A central organization for rugby (the Rugby Football Union) had been established in London four ... More


Football, diplomacy and Australia in the Asian century

David Rowe (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

As a settler-colonial nation in the southern hemisphere, Australia’s geo-political positioning is consistently questioned. Australia’s relationship with Asia has become especially significant ... More


New Voices

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In 1893, for the first time, major books on American football are published by authors beside Camp. Camp worries that one book, by Yale-trained Alonzo Stagg and Harry Williams, discloses Yale ... More


The Many Faces of Samuel Eto’o Fils: (Re)Solving an Irascible Persona

Benn L. Bongang

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Samuel Eto’o has been called a football prodigy, achieving recognition for his football acumen as a teenager. First playing in Spain and later through Europe, including a stint in Russia, Eto’o’s ... More


Rodney Marsh: The Making of a Maverick Footballer

Dominic Standish

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Rodney Marsh is a British footballer who found his sporting success in his home country and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. This chapter frames Marsh as a maverick, as a result of his ... More


The governance of sport in deeply divided societies: actors and institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus and Northern Ireland

Laurence Cooley (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter seeks to address the question of how is sport governed in societies that are deeply divided along ethnic, religious or other lines? The chapter focuses on three case studies: Bosnia and ... More


Diplomatic actors in the world of football: individuals, institutions, ideologies<sup>*</sup>

Alan Tomlinson (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter considers the ways in which selected perspectives from the new public diplomacy, as well as established forms of diplomatic study of both state and non-state actors, can illuminate and ... More


Officially Under Way

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The American system of residential colleges is conducive to athletic play in the colleges and to student management of intercollegiate athletic competition. Rugby becomes more widely accepted by ... More


“Having Waited in Vain”

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Camp is employed in 1884 by the New Haven Clock Company (NHCC) and begins work that fall in the company’s New York City store. In 1885 Harvard’s faculty athletic committee bans football at Harvard as ... More


Father of Football

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

As a sideline to his New Haven Clock Company job, in April 1886 Camp joins the staff of the sports magazine Outing, which introduces him as the “father of football in American colleges.” Among other ... More


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