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Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport

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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
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    Chapter 2 The Invention of Sporting Tradition: National Myths, Imperial Pasts and the Origins of Australian Rules Football
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    Chapter 3 From Evil to Expedient: The Legalization of Professionalism in English Football, 1884–85
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    Chapter 4 Peacefully at Wembley Stadium on 20 April 1974: The Quiet Death of Amateur Football in England
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    Chapter 5 Rough, Manly Sport and the American Way: Theodore Roosevelt and College Football, 1905
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    Chapter 6 Baseball, Invented Tradition, and Nationalistic Spirit
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    Chapter 7 ‘Her Dainty Strength’: Suzanne Lenglen, Wimbledon and the Coming of Female Sport Celebrity
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    Chapter 8 Before and After 1968: Reconsidering the Introduction of Drug Testing in the Olympic Games
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    Chapter 9 The ‘Revolt of the Black Athlete’: Tommie Smith and John Carlos’s 1968 Black Power Salute Reconsidered
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    Chapter 10 The D’Oliveira Affair: Cricket, ‘Race’ and Politics
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    Chapter 11 The Physical Activism of Billie Jean King
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    Chapter 12 John L. Sullivan: The Champion of All Champions
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    Chapter 13 The ‘Packer Affair’ and the Early Marriage of Television and Sport
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    Chapter 14 All these Years of Hurt: Culture, Pedagogy and ‘1966’ as a Site of National Myths
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    Chapter 15 The 1960 Rome Summer Olympics: Birth of a New World?
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Chapter title
The Physical Activism of Billie Jean King
Chapter number 11
Book title
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, London, January 2011
DOI 10.1057/9780230320819_11
Book ISBNs
978-1-349-31693-9, 978-0-230-32081-9
Authors

Jaime Schultz, Schultz, Jaime

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