History and sport
Polley, Martin (2007) History and sport. In, Houlihan, Barrie (eds.) Sport and Society: A Student Introduction. London, UK, Sage, 56-74.
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In the context of this textbook aimed at students working on sport studies courses, this chapter provides an overview of the role that history as a discipline plays in the social study of sport. It looks at the growth and diversity of sports historiography, the inter-relations between historiography and other disciplines, and the benefits that sport students can gain from studying history, such as an avoidance of anachronism, and an appreciation of contexts.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||Second edition.|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
|Divisions :||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
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|Date Deposited:||17 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:27|
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