Sport in World History

Sport in World History explores the story of modern sport from its recognized beginnings in the nineteenth century to the current day. The series presents to a wide readership the best new scholarship connecting sport with broad trends in global history. It delves into sport’s intriguing relationship with political and social power, while also capturing the enthusiasm for the subject that makes it so powerful.

Edited by: Susan Brownell, Robert Edelman, Wayne Wilson, Christopher Young

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Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History

Andrew Denning
Sport in World History, 3
$29.95, £22.95 Paperback
November 2014
$65.00, £48.95 Hardcover
November 2014

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The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil

Roger Kittleson
Sport in World History, 2
$26.95, £19.95 Paperback
June 2014
$65.00, £48.95 Hardcover
June 2014

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Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing

Scott Laderman
Sport in World History, 1
$26.95, £19.95 Paperback
January 2014
$65.00, £48.95 Hardcover
March 2014