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Sport and Identity in France: Practices, Locations, Representations

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Sport and Identity in France: Practices, Locations, Representations - Dine, Philip
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How does sport shape society? This book seeks to answer this question by examining the meaning of sport in French society and the construction of local, national and, increasingly, global identities through sport. It begins by reassessing modern sport's emergence and consolidation in France in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and then traces developments from the Second World War to the present, reflecting on the current status and future role of French sport. Horse racing, cycling, tennis, adventure sports ...

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Sport and Identity in France: Practices, Locations, Representations 2011, Verlag Peter Lang, Pieterlen

ISBN-13: 9783039118984

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