Sport, History, and Heritage
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Sport, History, and Heritage

Studies in Public Representation
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ISBN-13:
9781782042570
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
298
Autor:
Jeffrey Hill
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

An examination of the relationship between sport and its cultural heritage.
Sport is an integral part of British culture and an important aspect of modern life. Although its importance has been recognised by academic historians, sport has yet to be fully appreciated in the growing and related fields of heritage and museum studies. Sport and heritage have operated as seemingly separate spheres, yet together they can convey powerful messages; convergence between them is seen in the rise and popularity of sports museums, the collecting of sporting art and memorabilia, and popular concern over the demise of historic sports buildings and sport-related sites. These places, exhibitions and activities help to shape our understanding of sport, history and the past.
The essays in this volume explore sports history as manifested in academic enquiry, museum exhibitions and heritage sites. They deal among other things with the public representation of sport and its significance; its impacton public spheres; the direction of sports heritage studies and their aims; the role of museums in public history; and place, memory and meaning in the historic sports landscape.



Contributors: Jeffrey Hill, Jed Smith,Anthony Bateman, Ray Physick, Neil Skinner, Matthew Taylor, Tim O'Sullivan, Kevin Moore, Max Dunbar, Santiago De Pablo, John K. Walton, Wray Vamplew, Honor Godfrey, Jason Wood, Andrea Titterington, Stephen Done, Mike McGuinness, David Storey, Daphné Bolz, Jean Williams, Richard Holt



Jeffrey Hill is Emeritus Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester; Kevin Moore is Director, National Football Museum, Manchester; Jason Wood is Director, Heritage Consultancy Services.
Sport, History and Heritage: an investigation into the Public Representation of Sport - Editors' General Introduction - Jeffrey Hill

Sport, History and Heritage: an investigation into the Public Representation of Sport - Editors' General Introduction - Kevin Moore

Sport, History and Heritage: an investigation into the Public Representation of Sport - Editors' General Introduction - Jason Wood

Sport, History, and Imagined Pasts - Jeffrey Hill

Discredited class-war fable or priceless promotional asset? The duality of Rugby Union's William Webb Ellis foundation myth - Jed Smith

Cricket Writing, Heritage and Ideology - Anthony Bateman

Football and the Fine Arts: The Football Association Art Competition and Exhibition, 1953 - Ray Physick

'It's Nice to Belong': Boxing, Heritage and Community in London - Neil Skinner and Matthew Taylor

Television and the 'Austerity Games': London 1948 - Tim O'Sullivan

Sport in Museums and Museums of Sport: an Overview - Kevin Moore

The Everton Collection: Unlocking the value of national football archive - Max Dunbar

Culture, Commerce, Capitalism and Commemoration: Dmitri Piterman and the Alavés Football Museum - Santiago De Pablo

Culture, Commerce, Capitalism and Commemoration: Dmitri Piterman and the Alavés Football Museum - John K. Walton

Replacing the Divots: Guarding Britain's Golfing Heritage - Wray Vamplew

Upping Our Game: The New Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum - Honor Godfrey

Survivals and Legacies: Sport, Heritage and Identity - Jason Wood

Anfield: Relocating Liverpool's Spiritual Home - Andrea Titterington and Stephen Done

The Canonisation of Common People: Memorialisation and Commemoration in Football - Mike McGuinness

Heritage, Culture and Identity: The Case of Gaelic Games - David Storey

Olympic Heritage: an International Legacy. The Invention of the Modern Olympic Stadium from Coubertin to 1948 - Daphné Bolz

The Indianapolis 500: Making the Pilgrimage to the 'Yard of Bricks' - Jean Williams

Afterword: Heritage and History in Sport - Richard Holt

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