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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Steven W. Thrasher In the United States, sports have provided a historic framework for perpetuating the social construction of black men as a threatening menace to public safety. At the same time, sports have also provided a framework for understanding how to control black men's bodies. This...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 1–12.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Historicizing the Politics and Pleasure of Sport The making of global culture owes much to sport. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, the Olympic Games, and other major sporting events generate huge revenues, fill stadiums, attract billions of viewers, and bring...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 159–167.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Shifting Politics of Sport Media The Case of Jimmy the Greek Thomas P. Oates In recent years, the National Football League (NFL), a marginal sport league in most of the world but a vitally important source of financial profit and cultural ideals in the United States, has undergone a quiet...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Peter Alegi; Amy Bass; Adrian Burgos, Jr.; Brenda Elsey; Martha Saavedra University courses on sport and society have increased exponentially over the past decade, motored by student interest and the acceptance of cultural studies in the academy. This online forum, organized and coordinated by...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 199–205.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Glen Thompson Studies on swimming and surfing history are reviewed. They open up new perspectives on the relationship between politics, culture, and gender. These water sports can be seen historically as political and determined by local, national, and global conditions. Each study historicizes...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 179–186.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jennifer Doyle “Wrestling Ideology” absorbs the insight of recent scholarship in martial arts studies in order to analyze feminist performance art grounded in combat sports. Anchored by an analysis of Jennifer Locke's performance video Match, this essay explores how, where the “street fight...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 13–34.
Published: 01 May 2016
... from the monopoly powers unique to the sports business but also from policy makers' increasing embrace of unconditional corporate welfare for firms throughout the economy. In addition, the article reveals the involvement of the sports business in expanded efforts within corporate America to use...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 55–73.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-administered leagues of black workers and sport administrators entertained crowds and provided ethnically diverse Zambians with a valuable opportunity to create new urban social networks, communities, and identities. Ordinary fans founded organized supporters' clubs that attempted to make coaches, club...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2009
... communities throughout the United States. However, in reality, questions of color were at the very heart of black American boxers' great popularity in Paris. Men like McVea, Jeannette, and Johnson inspired French sports enthusiasts to publicly reflect on their own conceptions of race, manhood, civilization...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2014) 2014 (119): 94–121.
Published: 01 May 2014
... most scholarship on the athletic component of the antiapartheid movement has focused on major team sports whose professional associations either subscribed to or rejected the boycott call, this article traces the evolution of that debate among surfers, showing how, by the mid-1980s, a small core of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2016
... related to three aspects of recreational football culture—men's workplace teams, women's football, and fan clubs—it argues that the sport, like few other leisure pursuits, illustrates the complex relationship between politics and pleasure in a one-party dictatorship. Football was an unusually visible...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 97–115.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Southern Europeans in the United States during the transitional decade of the 1920s. The prefight coverage provides a unique window into the complex relationships between the construction of racial identities and mass sporting culture. Representations of Firpo hewed closely to established racial...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 116–136.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey Richey From 1919 to 1921 sportswriters in a popular Buenos Aires tabloid gleefully unleashed an anti-Brazil campaign rooted in racial invective. This campaign ultimately provoked an international incident involving political and sports authorities, at the highest levels, in both Argentina...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 137–158.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Pugilists violated legal prohibitions on prizefighting and created a context that energized the Mexican public sphere as a site of visceral debate about the propriety of prizefighting versus the Hispanic legacy of other blood sports and public spectacles such as cockfighting and bullfighting. Central here...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 206–213.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Gabriel Kuhn's Soccer vs. the State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics, and Sid Lowe's Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry. Goldblatt David , The Game of Our Lives: The English Premier League and the Making of Modern Britain . ( New York...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 74–96.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 black women sports history baseball memory No League of Their Own Baseball, Black Women, and the Politics of Representation Amira Rose Davis In July 1992, A League of Their Own, a film documenting the early days of the All...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 214–216.
Published: 01 May 2016
... professor of history at the College of New Rochelle. She is the author of Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympic Games and the Making of the Black Athlete and Those about Him Remained Silent: The Battle over W. E. B. Du Bois. She edits the “Sporting” series for Temple University Press and...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2007) 2007 (98): 63–80.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the human body that characterized fashion, sport, and popular entertainment in the first decade of the twentieth century. An examination of music-hall culture in the years leading up to the Great War reveals that contemporary concerns about bodily fitness informed a modern aesthetic...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1993) 1993 (55): 154–164.
Published: 01 January 1993
... comfortable seeing black ballplayers clown rather than compete, led to the flair developed by the Harlem Globetrotters. George points out that Globetrotter owner Abe Saperstein, ”helped popularize sport as entertainment, using Blacks’ ability to entertain to spread basket- ball around the world...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1994) 1994 (60): 246.
Published: 01 October 1994
... Fun: A History of Spectator Sports in the USSR. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. $59.95 (cloth). Van Gosse, Where the Boys Are: Cuba, Cold War America and the Making of the New Left. New York: Verso, 1993. $59.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper). Regina G. Kunzel, Fallen Women, Problem...