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History of Sport

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity
Description Table of Contents Author Ancillaries Excerpts Blending historical grounding and philosophical insights regarding sport and physical activity, History and...
$109.00 USD
Women and Sport
Description Table of Contents Editor Ancillaries Excerpts Sample Content Women and Sport: Continuing a Journey of Liberation and Celebration focuses...
$85.00 USD
Social Sciences in Sport
Description Table of Contents Author Excerpts Social Sciences in Sport presents discipline-specific knowledge in the social sciences, which aids in...
$99.00 USD
Latinos in U.S Sport
Description Table of Contents Author Excerpts Sample Content Latinos in U.S. Sport: A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance...
$74.00 USD
Sport in America, Volume II
Description Table of Contents Author Excerpts Sample Content Sport in America: From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization, Volume...
$70.00 USD

Explore the rich history of sport with sports history books, ebooks, and textbooks for instructors. Our sport history textbooks for higher education are perfect for undergraduate and graduate programs. Follow the history of sport through the colonization and industrialization of North America through the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Understand how a climate of social reform, war, and economic turbulence affected sport in the early 20th century. Uncover the impact of globalization, consumerism, sports media, and television broadcasting on sport. Our professional references highlight the achievements of athletes of color, female athletes, and other athletes from marginalized groups. They create a dialogue around the interconnected world of sport, culture, race, religion, and socio-economic status. Our resources are ideal for researching the history of the recreational, intercollegiate, and professional sporting communities.