Sport in Canada: A History by Don Morrow

Sport in Canada: A History

byDon Morrow, Kevin B. Wamsley

Paperback | February 7, 2013

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This updated and expanded third edition examines the role of sports, games, and pastimes in Canadian life throughout Canada's history up to the present day. Assessing the broader social context within which particular sports emerged or disappeared, Sport in Canada also examines some of theforces - such as gender, ethnicity, and class - that have shaped the games we play.

About The Author

Don Morrow is a professor in the School of Kinesiology at Western University. His research focuses on the study of Canadian sport from a historical, cultural, and theoretical perspective. Currently, Don is the editor-in-chief for Sport History Review. Kevin B. Wamsley is associate dean of programs in the Faculty of Health Sciences and...
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Title:Sport in Canada: A HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.86 inPublished:February 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195446720

ISBN - 13:9780195446722

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Games and Contests in Early Canada3. Games, Pastimes, and Sporting Life in British North America4. Transitions to and Control of Organized Sport in the Nineteenth Century5. The Growth and Professionalization of Team Sports: Lacrosse, Baseball, and Hockey6. Stars and Heroes: Hanlan, Rubenstein, Cyr, Scott, and Johnson7. Sport Journalism and the Media8. Gender, Body, and Sport9. Physical Education, School Sport, and Physical Fitness10. Sport and the National11. The Olympic Games12. Sport in Canada: Current IssuesGlossaryNotesBibliography of Canadian Sport HistoryIndex

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"[Sport in Canada: A History] provides an excellent and sweeping review of physical education and sport in Canada, for Canadian physical education and kinesiology undergraduate students - it is probably the best overall summary of Canadian sport history on the market." --Ian Ritchie, Brock University