Militarism, Sport, Europe : War Without Weapons.

By: Mangan, J. A
Series: Sport in the Global Society Ser: Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (327 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203504055Subject(s): Sports -- Sociological aspects.;MilitarismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Militarism, Sport, Europe : War Without WeaponsDDC classification: 306.483 LOC classification: GV706.5 -- .M55 2003ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Book Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Prologue: Combative Sports and Combative Societies -- NOTES -- 1 From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- GLADIATORS AND RECENT SCHOLARSHIP -- THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT: MILITARISM AND THE ROMAN REPUBLIC -- ORIGIN(S), EXPOSURE AND IMPORTATION -- CANNAE AND THE IDEOLOGY OF ELEVATION -- GLADIATORS AND SOLDIERS -- CAESAR AND AUGUSTUS: EXPANSION AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION -- CONCLUSION: A ROMAN ENTERTAINMENT -- NOTES -- 2 Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- LIFE AND WORK -- PIETISM, ROMANTICISM AND CLASSICISM -- SPARTAN EDUCATION -- NATIONAL EDUCATION -- NOTES -- 3 Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- NOTES -- 4 Military Drill-Rather More Than 'Brief And Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN: AN OVERVIEW -- PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND BEFORE 1870 -- DRILL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, 1871-1906 AN ASPECT OF MILITARY TRAINING AND AN INTEGRAL PART OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION -- GAMES IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AFTER 1906: AN INTEGRAL PART OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION -- CODA: DRILL DISPLAYS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS -A MEANS OF INCULCATING IMPERIAL VIRTUES AT HOME AND ABROAD -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 5 'Pig-Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- NOTES -- 6 Wartime Opportunities: Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- NOTES -- 7 Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- SPORT, POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY -- BALKAN BACKGROUND: POLITICS, DIPLOMACY AND WAR -- BALKAN GAMES: SPORT, POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY, DISTRACTION FROM WAR.
THE BALKAN GAMES (1929-39): FAIR COMPETITION, UNITY AND GREAT EXPECTATIONS -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 8 Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy -- THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE RACE -- THE TRAINING OF FASCIST YOUTH -- IMPERIAL EDUCATION -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 9 Confronting George Orwell: Philip Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- THE 1945 DYNAMO MOSKVA TOUR -- INTERNATIONAL SPORT AS 'WAR MINUS THE SHOOTING' -- NOEL-BAKER ON INTERNATIONAL SPORT AS PEACEMAKER -- NOEL-BAKER AND SOVIET SPORT -- NOEL-BAKER AND THE 1948 LONDON OLYMPICS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 10 Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- ACTIVISM, ACTIVISTS AND NIELS BUKH -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 11 Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS: GENDER AS INSTITUTION, IDENTITY AND ENACTMENT -- GENDER HIERARCHY IN THE GDR -- The Gender-Specific Division of Labour -- Gender Equality from a Woman's Perspective -- Gender as an Institution: Patterns of Explanation -- THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SPORT IN THE GDR AND ITS SPORT SYSTEM -- WOMEN IN TOP-LEVEL SPORTS -- The Achievements of East German Women Athletes -- THE CAUSES AND THE CONDITIONS OF THE GDR'S SPORTING SUCCESS -- The Competitive Sports System -- Girls and Women in the Elite Sports System -- REASONS FOR THE FRÄULEINWUNDER IN GDR SPORTS -- 'THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO SWIM, NOT SING…'-THE DOPING ISSUE -- IN PLACE OF A SUMMARY: BETWEEN IDEALS OF FEMININITY AND SPORTING SUCCESS-GENDER ARRANGEMENTS IN TOP-LEGVEL SPORT -- NOTES -- 12 Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- POWER, INTERESTS AND REPRESENTATIONS IN A TOTALITARIAN STATE -- THE DRIVE FOR FITNESS -- THE AIM OF TOTALITARIAN STATE: EVERYONE SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY FIT.
THE FITNESS WAR: LIVING IN A FANTASY WORLD -- THE FITNESS WAR: A CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- Epilogue: Many Mansions and Many Architectural Styles -- NOTES -- Notes on Contributors -- Abstracts -- From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- Military Drill-Rather more than 'Brief and Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- 'Pig Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- Wartime Opportunities: 'Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy -- Confronting George Orwell: Phillp Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- Select Bibliography -- From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- Military Drill-Rather more than 'Brief and Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- 'Pig Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- Wartime Opportunities: Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy.
Confronting George Orwell: Philip Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- Index.
Summary: A collection of essays exploring the relationship between sport and war, bringing together established authors that include Peter Beck, Hans Bonde, J.A. Mangan and Gertrud Pfister, and emerging authors such as Penelope Kissoudi, Orestis Kustrin, Callum McKenzie and Roberta Vescovi.
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Book Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Prologue: Combative Sports and Combative Societies -- NOTES -- 1 From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- GLADIATORS AND RECENT SCHOLARSHIP -- THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT: MILITARISM AND THE ROMAN REPUBLIC -- ORIGIN(S), EXPOSURE AND IMPORTATION -- CANNAE AND THE IDEOLOGY OF ELEVATION -- GLADIATORS AND SOLDIERS -- CAESAR AND AUGUSTUS: EXPANSION AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION -- CONCLUSION: A ROMAN ENTERTAINMENT -- NOTES -- 2 Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- LIFE AND WORK -- PIETISM, ROMANTICISM AND CLASSICISM -- SPARTAN EDUCATION -- NATIONAL EDUCATION -- NOTES -- 3 Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- NOTES -- 4 Military Drill-Rather More Than 'Brief And Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN: AN OVERVIEW -- PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND BEFORE 1870 -- DRILL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, 1871-1906 AN ASPECT OF MILITARY TRAINING AND AN INTEGRAL PART OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION -- GAMES IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AFTER 1906: AN INTEGRAL PART OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION -- CODA: DRILL DISPLAYS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS -A MEANS OF INCULCATING IMPERIAL VIRTUES AT HOME AND ABROAD -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 5 'Pig-Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- NOTES -- 6 Wartime Opportunities: Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- NOTES -- 7 Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- SPORT, POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY -- BALKAN BACKGROUND: POLITICS, DIPLOMACY AND WAR -- BALKAN GAMES: SPORT, POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY, DISTRACTION FROM WAR.

THE BALKAN GAMES (1929-39): FAIR COMPETITION, UNITY AND GREAT EXPECTATIONS -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 8 Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy -- THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE RACE -- THE TRAINING OF FASCIST YOUTH -- IMPERIAL EDUCATION -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 9 Confronting George Orwell: Philip Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- THE 1945 DYNAMO MOSKVA TOUR -- INTERNATIONAL SPORT AS 'WAR MINUS THE SHOOTING' -- NOEL-BAKER ON INTERNATIONAL SPORT AS PEACEMAKER -- NOEL-BAKER AND SOVIET SPORT -- NOEL-BAKER AND THE 1948 LONDON OLYMPICS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 10 Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- ACTIVISM, ACTIVISTS AND NIELS BUKH -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- 11 Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS: GENDER AS INSTITUTION, IDENTITY AND ENACTMENT -- GENDER HIERARCHY IN THE GDR -- The Gender-Specific Division of Labour -- Gender Equality from a Woman's Perspective -- Gender as an Institution: Patterns of Explanation -- THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SPORT IN THE GDR AND ITS SPORT SYSTEM -- WOMEN IN TOP-LEVEL SPORTS -- The Achievements of East German Women Athletes -- THE CAUSES AND THE CONDITIONS OF THE GDR'S SPORTING SUCCESS -- The Competitive Sports System -- Girls and Women in the Elite Sports System -- REASONS FOR THE FRÄULEINWUNDER IN GDR SPORTS -- 'THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO SWIM, NOT SING…'-THE DOPING ISSUE -- IN PLACE OF A SUMMARY: BETWEEN IDEALS OF FEMININITY AND SPORTING SUCCESS-GENDER ARRANGEMENTS IN TOP-LEGVEL SPORT -- NOTES -- 12 Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- POWER, INTERESTS AND REPRESENTATIONS IN A TOTALITARIAN STATE -- THE DRIVE FOR FITNESS -- THE AIM OF TOTALITARIAN STATE: EVERYONE SHOULD BE PHYSICALLY FIT.

THE FITNESS WAR: LIVING IN A FANTASY WORLD -- THE FITNESS WAR: A CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENT -- NOTES -- Epilogue: Many Mansions and Many Architectural Styles -- NOTES -- Notes on Contributors -- Abstracts -- From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- Military Drill-Rather more than 'Brief and Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- 'Pig Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- Wartime Opportunities: 'Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy -- Confronting George Orwell: Phillp Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- Select Bibliography -- From the Battlefield to the Arena: Gladiators, Militarism and the Roman Republic -- Lasting Legacy? Spartan Life as a Germanic Educational Ideal: Karl Otfried Müller and Die Dorier -- Ball Games, from the Roman Gentleman to the Renaissance Warrior -- Military Drill-Rather more than 'Brief and Basic': English Elementary Schools and English Militarism -- 'Pig Sticking is the Greatest Fun': Martial Conditioning on the Hunting Fields of Empire -- Wartime Opportunities: Ladies' Football and the First World War Factories -- Antidote to War: The Balkan Games -- Children into Soldiers: Sport and Fascist Italy.

Confronting George Orwell: Philip Noel-Baker on International Sport, Particularly the Olympic Movement, as Peacemaker -- Compromise and Confrontation: Danish Sport under the Swastika -- Cold War Diplomats in Tracksuits: The Fräuleinwunder of East German Sport -- Fitness 'Wars': Purpose and Politics in Communist State-Building -- Index.

A collection of essays exploring the relationship between sport and war, bringing together established authors that include Peter Beck, Hans Bonde, J.A. Mangan and Gertrud Pfister, and emerging authors such as Penelope Kissoudi, Orestis Kustrin, Callum McKenzie and Roberta Vescovi.

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