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Life Beyond Cricket

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

An assessment of the state of sports, other than cricket, in India.


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


The Wild and the Wicked

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter seeks to firm up a distinction between actions and events, eventually motivating a more important distinction between the right and the good. The chapter contrasts the bombing of ... More


Religion and ethnicity

David Dee

in Sport and British Jewry: Integration, ethnicity and anti-Semitism, 1890–1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087608
eISBN:
9781781704868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087608.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter two examines the intricate relationship between sporting participation and the formation and erosion of Jewish identity. It demonstrates that both direct and indirect involvement in sport ... More


Bloodying the Sport

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter details the events leading up to the end of Friday Night Fights. The reasons for the end read like the ingredients for disaster: some greed, some overexposure, some crime, some death, ... More


Baseball Becomes Unique

Stuart Banner

in The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on baseball's so-called “antitrust exemption” that makes it unique among all sports in America, including football, hockey, boxing, and basketball. It first examines the Supreme ... More


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