History of Sports

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Game Misconduct

Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport

“You’re not a human being, you’re a number, a product, an asset as long as you can perform. If you can’t perform, then you’re a liability and they’ll drop you.” Professional athletes suffer … 192 View

Immodest and Sensational

150 Years of Canadian Women in Sports

With the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team and other high-profile female athletes in recent years drawing a healthy share of the sports media limelight, there is a perception that … 96 View

The Skin I’m In

Racism, Sports and Education

This book discusses the role that sport participation plays in the lives of Black male high school students. As a former professional athlete himself, the author brings a firsthand personal … 136 View
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Acknowledgements

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Introduction

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Introduction

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1860s-1870s. Outlines early physical activities and sports that women engaged in in Canada, outlines availability to European women and what Indigenous women participated in as part of their … 7 $0.70 Add
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Cycling to Emancipation

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1880-1899. Examines the history of cycling in Canada and how a woman riding a bicycle in the 1890s became the epitome of the New Woman 9 $0.90 Add
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Experiences of Black People in Canadian Society

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Sport, Spectacle, and Sacrifice

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Blacks in Sport

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Hockey Players Talk About Their Work

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Modern Mannish Maidens

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1890-1920. Looks at the media take on women playing sports in the 1890s. Looks at the development of more prevalent women athletes and women’s team sports in Canadian including tennis, … 14 $1.40 Add
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Girls’ Sport Run by Girls

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The 1920s had brought significant change to Canadian women’s sport with the growth of teams and leagues, especially those sponsored by industrial concerns, the beginning of international … 14 $1.40 Add
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Manufacturing Fans

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Race and Sport

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Imagined Communities of Fandom

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