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Japanese Imperialism: Politics and Sport in East Asia, Rejection, Resentment, Revanchism

This cutting edge collection presents a political reading of the power of modern sport in Asia. Providing an interdisciplinary study of political and cultural tensions in Asia, past and present, through the key case-study of sport, it illuminates the complex practices and legacies of Japanese imperialism across East and Southeast Asia through the 20th century…

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Sports

Trivia about a wide range of international sports and sporting events, both historical and contemporary.

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Sports Coaching Concepts, A Framework for Coaches’ Behaviour

Coaching is a central issue in sport at all levels. This text offers a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual issues that underpin sports coaching practice and provides a complete conceptual framework for understanding sports coaching.

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Sports Coaching Concepts, A Framework for Coaches’ Behaviour

Coaching is a central issue in sport at all levels. This text offers a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual issues that underpin sports coaching practice and provides a complete conceptual framework for understanding sports coaching.

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Sports, Why People Love Them!

Why do billions of people around the world love sports? This informative book attempts to find out why—by examining sports in all its facets, providing an overview of the history of sports, with a constant focus upon the social conditions through which sport arises.

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Handy Sports Answer Book

Answers 1,100 questions about sports, including auto racing, baseball, basketball, football, golf, hockey, horse racing, the Olympics, and tennis

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The Mighty Book of Sports Knowledge

Presents a collection of trivia, best of lists, curiosities, sporting wisdom, and anecdotes covering the world of sports.

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Power Play, Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

‘Power Play’ examines the link between three key obsessions of the 20th century: sport, media and popular culture. It covers a wide range of sports and issues, with a particular emphasis on sport and identity.

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The Business of Sports Agents

“A timely look at the business, legal and ethical aspects of the athlete representation business. The authors spotlight the unsavory side of the business, from improper payments to student athletes to agents defrauding their pro clients. They offer a series of possible cures, including tougher regulation of agents and changing the way we think of…

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Funny books

Woozel, Boxing and Me, A look at the funny side of boxing

I decided to write this book to share many memories, including funny stories, true short stories (oddities) and funny quotes, to help improve the image of boxing, one of the oldest of all known sports. Also the one sport that probably needs the improvement the most. To the best of my knowledge, all the stories…