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More than cricket and football : international sport and the challenge of celebrity / edited by Joel Nathan Rosen and Maureen M. Smith.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xxi, 326 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Foreword : international sport in Context / Roberta J. Park -- Introduction : drawing a new map of the world in sport / Joel Nathan Rosen and Maureen M. Smith -- Suzanne Lenglen : liberated woman, French revolutionary, or both? / Nancy E. Spencer -- Valentino Rossi : a uniquely British look at an Italian motorsport legend / Sean Bell -- Andy Murray : savior from outside the margins / Lisa Doris Alexander and Dan Travis -- The interaction of personal, local, and global forces : Yao Ming's rise and sustained influence in Chinese sport / Dong Jinxia, Zhong Yijing, and Li Luyang -- Duke Kahanamoku : racialized colonization and the exoticization of aquatic royalty / Joel S. Franks -- Chad Rowan : ritual, religion, and one American's pitch-perfect performance inside Japan's Hall of National Sport / Mark Panek -- From out of the shadows of invisibility : Brazilian women's football and the pioneering figure of Marta / Cláudia Samuel Kessler and Silvana Vilodre Goellner -- The many faces of Samuel Eto'o Fils : (re)solving an irascible persona / Benn L. Bongang -- Murali and Sanga : forging identity and pride through cricket in a small island nation / Gamage Harsha Perera and Tim B. Swartz -- Grete Waitz : the art of hurrying slowly / Theresa Walton-Fisette -- Rodney Marsh : the making of a maverick footballer / Dominic Standish -- Ayrton Senna : the legacy of a global racing icon / Viral Shah -- Katarina Witt : the many faces of a showcase athlete / Annette R. Hofmann -- Afterword : the wide worlds of sport text / Jack Lule.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biography.
  • Case studies.
ISBN:
  • 9781496809889 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1496809882 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016020350
OCLC:
949217983
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