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The Voices of Hockey: Broadcasters Reflect on the Fastest Game on Earth

McKnight, Kirk.
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(2017)  | 9781538107560 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 304pp
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Line changes, limited time outs, and pucks traveling 100 miles per hour—hockeyis called “the fastest game on Earth” for a reason. Keeping up with thisnon-stop action, especially for decades on end, takes a special kind of talent.Today’s NHL broadcasters capture the game in arguably the most...

Theory and practice in eighteenth-century dance : the german-french connection.

Russell, Tilden.
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(2017)  | 9781611496611 | University of Delaware Press | hbk. | book | 256pp
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This book is about the intersection of two evolving dance-historical realms--theory and practice--during the first two decades of the eighteenth century. France was the source of works on notation, choreography, and repertoire that dominated European dance practice until the 1780s. While these French...

Baseballs top 10 : ranking the best major league players by position.

KUENSTER, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781538107591 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Comparing major league players has always been a popular topic among baseballfans. Debating the strengths and weaknesses of such greats as Joe DiMaggio andTed Williams, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle, or TomSeaver and Greg Maddux continues to stir up controversy among fans eager...

HBO's Treme and the Stories of the Storm: From New Orleans as Disaster Myth to Groundbreaking Television

Andersen, Robin.
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(2017)  | 9781498519892 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This book analyses the HBO program Treme from multiple perspectives and arguesthat the series’ depictions of music, culture, cuisine, and identity areinnovative and represent unique televisual storytelling strategies. Thelocation, themes, and characters create a compelling story arc, and highlightthe...

Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television: The New Sapphire

Allison, Donnetrice C.
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(2017)  | 9781498531719 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This book critically analyzes the portrayals of Black women in current realitytelevision. Audiences are presented with a multitude of images of Black womenfighting, arguing, and cursing at one another in this manufactured world ofreality television. This perpetuation of negative, insidious racial and...

The End of Japanese Cinema: Industrial Genres, National Times, and Media Ecologies

Zahlten, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780822369448 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond theconfines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics,politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media. He traces theevolution of a new media ecology through deep historical analyses of...

The End of Japanese Cinema: Industrial Genres, National Times, and Media Ecologies

Zahlten, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780822369295 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond theconfines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics,politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media. He traces theevolution of a new media ecology through deep historical analyses of...

Breaking Bad: A Cultural History

Stache, Lara C.
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(2017)  | 9781442278264 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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As one of the most critically acclaimed shows of all time, Breaking Bad exploredthe life and crimes of a high school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin ofthe American Southwest. As Walter White and his former student Jesse Pinkmanbecome deeply entwined in the drug world, their narrative leaves a...

Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas

Hurd, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781477310342 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 260pp
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At a time when "Friday night lights" shone only on white high school footballgames, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesdayand Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie ViewInterscholastic League (the African American counterpart of the UniversityInterscholastic...

Tv in the usa [3 volumes] : a history of icons, idols, and ideas.

LoBrutto, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781440829727 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 1547pp
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What are the reasons behind enduring popularity of television genres such as police crime dramas, soap operas, sitcoms, and "reality TV"? What impact has television had on the culture and morality of American life? Does television largely emulate and reflect real life and society, or vice versa? How...

The New Boys of Summer: Baseball's Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties

Hensler, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781538102596 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The 1960s were among the most compelling years in the history of the UnitedStates, from the intensifying clamor for civil rights to the tragic incidents ofassassination and war. Caught up in this sea of restlessness was major leaguebaseball, and the manner in which baseball addressed the challenges...

Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives

Young, Kevin.
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(2017)  | 9781787146433 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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In this tenth and celebratory volume in the Research in the Sociology of Sportseries, ten recognized and influential sport scholars from around the worldreflect on their respective academic journeys. They each address ten salientquestions summarizing their career and their view of the current and futurestatus...

Train Your Mind for Athletic Success: Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals

TAYLOR, J. I. M. Taylor, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9781442277083 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Much too often, the mental aspect of sport performance is overlooked. While alltop athletes are in outstanding physical condition and technically exceptional,mental preparation is often what separates the best from the rest. This is justas true for young athletes as it is for pros and Olympians. And...

Early cinema in asia.

Deocampo, Nick.
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(2017)  | 9780253025548 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/10/2017
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Early Cinema in Asia explores how cinema became a popular medium in theworld’s largest and most diverse continent. Beginning with the end of Asia’scolonial period in the 19th century, contributors to this volume document thestruggle by pioneering figures to introduce the medium of film to the vastcontinent,...

A History of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team

LISI, Clemente A.
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(2017)  | 9781442277571 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The United States men’s national soccer team has a rich history dating back tothe early twentieth century. The team, along with the sport, toiled in obscurityfor decades but found its breakthrough moment in 1989 when the United Statesqualified for its first World Cup in 40 years. Since then the team...

Uruguayan Cinema, 1960-2010: Text, Materiality. Archive

Tadeo, Fuica Beatriz.
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(2017)  | 9781855663190 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Runner-up for the 2014 Publication Prize awarded by the Association ofHispanists of Great Britain and Ireland This book presents an originalhistoriography on fifty years of Uruguayan cinema. It is the first Englishlanguage academic book in which Uruguay becomes a case study to reflect uponbroader interests...

National Pastime: U.S. History Through Baseball

Babicz. Zeiler. Babicz, Martin C. Zeiler, Thomas W.
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(2017)  | 9781442235847 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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From its modest beginnings in rural America to its current status as anentertainment industry in postindustrial America enjoyed worldwide by millionseach season, the linkages between baseball’s evolution and our nation’shistory are undeniable. Through war, depression, times of tumultuous upheavaland...

The Trials of Annie Oakley

Enss, Kazanjian. Enss, Chris. Kazanjian, Howard.
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(2017)  | 9781493017461 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Long before the screen placed the face of Mary Pickford before the eyes ofmillions of Americans, this girl, born August 13, 1860 as Phoebe Anne OakleyMoses, had won the right to the title of “America’s Sweetheart.” Havinggrown up learning to shoot game to help support her family, Annie won firstprize...

The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting

STERN, T. O. M. , Stern, Tom.
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(2017)  | 9781783486212 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting is the ideal collection for studentsand scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Eversince the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always enjoyed a close and oftenantagonistic relationship. Yet until recently relatively little scholarlyattention...

The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting

STERN, T. O. M. , Stern, Tom.
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(2017)  | 9781783486229 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting is the ideal collection for studentsand scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Eversince the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always enjoyed a close and oftenantagonistic relationship. Yet until recently relatively little scholarlyattention...

Screening the stage : case studies of film adaptations of stage plays and musicals in the classical hollywood era, 1914-1956.

Neale, Steven.
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(2017)  | 9780861967261 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Introduced by a comprehensive account of the factors governing the adaptation ofstage plays and musicals in Hollywood from the early 1910s to the mid-to-late1950s, Screening the Stage consists of a series of chapter-length studies offeature-length films, the plays and musicals on which they were based,...

Mapping leisure : studies from australia, asia and africa.

Rawat, Publications. , Modi, Ishwar.
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(2017)  | 9789811036316 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 311pp
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This volume addresses the rich and varied thoughts, concepts, approaches and leisure practices in sixteen countries of three continents---Australia, Asia and Africa. The chapters showcase the diversity in the forms and ways in which the idea and practice of leisure have developed across...

Early cinema in asia.

Deocampo, Nick.
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(2017)  | 9780253025364 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/10/2017
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Early Cinema in Asia explores how cinema became a popular medium in theworld’s largest and most diverse continent. Beginning with the end of Asia’scolonial period in the 19th century, contributors to this volume document thestruggle by pioneering figures to introduce the medium of film to the vastcontinent,...

The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh: The Greatest Female Athlete of Her Time

Anderson, Sheldon.
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(2017)  | 9781442277557 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 244pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Stella Walsh, who was born in Poland but raised in the United States, competedfor Poland at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, winning gold and silver in the 100meters. Running and jumping competitively for three decades, Walsh also won morethan 40 U.S. national championships and set dozens of world records....

The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring

BESTON, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781442272897 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 374pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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For much of the twentieth century, boxing was one of America’s most popularsports, and the heavyweight champions were figures known to all. Their exploitswere reported regularly in the newspapers—often outside the sports pages—andtheir fame and wealth dwarfed those of other athletes. Long after...

The Critical Surf Studies Reader

Eastman, Alexander Sotolo. Hough-Snee, Dexter Zavalza. Sotelo, Eastman Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780822369578 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 480pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The evolution of surfing—from the first forms of wave riding in Oceania,Africa, and the Americas to the inauguration of surfing as a competitive sportat the 2020 Tokyo Olympics—traverses the age of empire, the rise ofglobalization, and the onset of the digital age, taking on new meanings at eachjuncture....

Chuck taylor, all star, commemorative : the true story of the man behind the most famous athletic shoe in history.

Aamidor, Abraham.
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(2017)  | 9780253030061 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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In 1921, Converse hired 20-year-old Chuck Taylor as a salesman, sparking anearly 50-year career that defined the Converse All Star basketball shoe.Although his name is on the label of the legendary All Stars, which have beenworn by hundreds of millions, little is known about the man behind the name....

Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality

ABRAMS, Brett L.
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(2017)  | 9781442277632 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Terry Bradshaw made a name for himself as the star quarterback for thePittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowls and twice earning the MVP award.Beyond his athletic success, Bradshaw has established himself as a true culturalicon through his ventures into television, movies, and music. In Terry Bradshaw:From...

Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Nature, Gender, and Agency

Randall, Rachel.
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(2017)  | 9781498555135 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Nature, Gender,and Agency analyzes child and adolescent protagonists in Latin American cinema.This book contends that child characters have taken on a criticalrepresentational role within Latin American cinema because of their position...

Medieval Theatre Performance: Actors, Dancers, Automata and their Audiences

Butterworth, Philip. Normington, Katie.
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(2017)  | 9781843844761 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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We know little about the nature of medieval performance and have generally beencontent to think of it in relation to more modern productions, not least becauseof the sparsity of existing evidence. Consequently, whilst much research hasbeen undertaken into its contexts, there has been relatively little...

Casting Masculinity in Spanish Film: Negotiating Identity in a Consumer Age

Hartson, Mary. Hartson, Mary T.
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(2017)  | 9781498537117 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The rise of consumerism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries radicallychanged the way we perceive ourselves and the world around us. And, as it hasthroughout history, the social construct of “ideal” masculinity bothreflects and responds to that lived reality, helping individuals adapt. Througha...

Nfl glory : an inside look at thcb.

STEWART, Wayne.
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(2017)  | 9781442274235 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 238pp
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The 1950s and 60s was a golden age for professional football. It was perhaps the toughest and roughest era for the sport, before rules were created to better protect the players, but it was also a time when legends were born. To many football fans this era remains the Glory Years of the NFL, when the...

Para-Interactivity and the Appeal of Television in the Digital Age

Klein-Shagrir, Oranit.
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(2017)  | 9781498540803 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Para-Interactivity and the Appeal of Television in the Digital Age focuses onbroadcast television's attempts to transition from a mass medium to one whichaddresses viewers as potentially active participants in simulated interactivecommunication. It explores both the transformations and the continued...

Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance

Oliver, Emily.
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(2017)  | 9781787070707 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This book explores the relationship between politics and Shakespeare performancein East Germany before, during and after reunification in 1990. Analysing a widerange of case studies from Berlin as well as more peripheral towns and cities,the author argues that the capacity for political intervention...

Power in practice : the pragmatic anthropology of afro-brazilian capoeira.

Varela, Sergio González.
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(2017)  | 9781785336355 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Considering the concept of power in capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian ritual art form, Varela describes ethnographically the importance that capoeira leaders ( mestres ) have in the social configuration of a style called Angola in Bahia, Brazil. He analyzes how individual power is essential for an understanding...

Spanish lessons : cinema and television in contemporary spain.

Smith, Paul Julian.
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(2017)  | 9781785331084 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Though unjustly neglected by English-language audiences, Spanish film and television not only represent a remarkably influential and vibrant cultural industry; they are also a fertile site of innovation in the production of "transmedia" works that bridge narrative forms. In Spanish Lessons , Paul Julian...

Housework and Gender in American Television: Coming Clean

Humphreys, Kristi Rowan.
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(2017)  | 9781498529884 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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Housework and Gender in American Television: Coming Clean examinesrepresentations of housework and their relationships with gender in sixty of themost popular television shows of the 1950s through the 1980s, searching fortrends, similarities, inconsistencies, and meaning. Much of the criticalscholarship...

Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity and Mixed Martial Arts

Swauger, Melissa L. Vaccaro, Christian A.
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(2017)  | 9781498523783 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 142pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity and Mixed Martial Arts addresses thequestion “Why do mixed martial arts participants endure grueling workouts andsuffer through injury, with little or no pay, just to compete?” The answer isbecause the participants enjoy a form of idolization from their...

Phenomenology of Film: A Heideggerian Account of the Film Experience

Loht, Shawn.
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(2017)  | 9781498519021 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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This book uses the philosophy of Martin Heidegger as a framework for addressingkey issues in the philosophy of film. It is the first single-author monographthat takes up Heidegger’s relevance to film. It will be of particular interestto philosophers of film and specialists of film and media studies...

Screening Images of American Masculinity in the Age of Postfeminism

Abele, Elizabeth. Gronbeck-Tedesco, John A.
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(2017)  | 9781498525848 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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This collection of essays presents a sampling of film and television texts,interrogating images of U.S. masculinity. Rather than using “postfeminist”as a definition of contemporary feminism, this collection uses the term todesignate the period from the late 1980s on—as a point when feminist thoughtgradually...

Theatre Theory and Performance: A Critical Interrogation

Biswas, Siddhartha.
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(2017)  | 9781443895729 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 115pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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Over the last few centuries, the world as we know it has seen remarkable change and the arts—including theatre—have faced new challenges. Theatre is now no longer a simple point of entertainment laced with instruction or dissent, but is perceived as a more collaborative idea that looks at ever-changing...

Beyond Soccer: International Relations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game

Bar-On, Tamir.
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(2017)  | 9781442275423 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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As the world’s most popular game, soccer is unique in its ability to reflectand impact culture, society, and politics. Beyond Soccer: InternationalRelations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game provides students witha new and innovative way to learn about political science and internationalrelations....

Beyond Soccer: International Relations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game

Bar-On, Tamir.
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(2017)  | 9781442275430 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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As the world’s most popular game, soccer is unique in its ability to reflectand impact culture, society, and politics. Beyond Soccer: InternationalRelations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game provides students witha new and innovative way to learn about political science and internationalrelations....

Women in sports : breaking barriers, facing obstacles.

Braddock, Jomills H. Milner, Adrienne N. Braddock, Jomills. , Braddock, Jomills. Milner, Adrienne.
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(2017)  | 9781440851247 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 529pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2017
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Women are continuing to break barriers in all aspects of sports, and a growing number of people are beginning to recognize sex disparities in sports as a social problem. Additionally, women's inclusion and exclusion in sportsand their equitable and inequitable treatment on the playing fieldhave large-scale...

100 Greatest Video Game Franchises

MEJIA, Banks Adams. , Adams, Aubrie. Banks, Jaime. Mejia, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781442278141 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Video games take players on a trip through ancient battlefields, to mythicworlds, and across galaxies. They provide players with a way to try on newidentities and acquire vast superpowers. Video games also give people the chanceto hit reset – to play again and again until they achieve a desired outcome.Their...

Frasier: A Cultural History

DAROWSKI, Darowski. Darowski, Joseph J. Darowski, Kate.
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(2017)  | 9781442277960 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 252pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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After America’s most pompous barhound left the Cheer’s gang in Boston, hereturned to Seattle and found himself surrounded by an equally colorful cast offriends and family alike. For eleven seasons, radio psychiatrist Frasier Cranecontended with his blue-collar ex-cop father Martin, English caretaker...

The wonderful world of oz : an illustrated history of the american classic.

Fricke, John.
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(2017)  | 9781608935048 | Down East Books | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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The wonderful world of Oz is a magical place--and has been for generations of Americans since L. Frank Baum penned his enduring classic in 1900. With the 1939 movie starring Judy Garland, Oz was forever woven into our culture. Over the course of the twentieth century, Oz continued to capture the hearts...

Football and Colonialism: Body and Popular Culture in Urban Mozambique

Domingos, Nuno.
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(2017)  | 9780821422618 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 342pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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In articles for the newspaper O Brado Africano in the mid-1950s, poet andjournalist José Craveirinha described the ways in which the Mozambican footballplayers in the suburbs of Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) adapted the Europeansport to their own expressive ends. Through gesture, footwork, and patois,...

Football and Colonialism: Body and Popular Culture in Urban Mozambique

Domingos, Nuno.
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(2017)  | 9780821422625 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 342pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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In articles for the newspaper O Brado Africano in the mid-1950s, poet andjournalist José Craveirinha described the ways in which the Mozambican footballplayers in the suburbs of Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) adapted the Europeansport to their own expressive ends. Through gesture, footwork, and patois,...

Why Harry Met Sally: Subversive Jewishness, Anglo-Christian Power, and the Rhetoric of Modern Love

Moss, Joshua Louis.
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(2017)  | 9781477312834 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 360pp
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From immigrant ghetto love stories such as The Cohens and the Kellys (1926),through romantic comedies including Meet the Parents (2000) and Knocked Up(2007), to television series such as Transparent (2014–), Jewish-Christiancouplings have been a staple of popular culture for over a century. In thesepairings,...

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