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  1. Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World (Ancient Cultures)
    Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World (Ancient Cultures)
    Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World (Ancient Cultures)
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  2. Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World (Ancient Cultures)

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The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G. Kyle’s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East up to the late Roman Empire.

• Challenges traditional scholarship on sport and spectacle in the Ancient World and debunks claims that there were no sports before the ancient Greeks

• Explores the cultural exchange of Greek sport and Roman spectacle and how each culture responded to the other’s entertainment

• Features a new chapter on sport and spectacle during the Late Roman Empire, including Christian opposition to pagan games and the Roman response

• Covers topics including violence, professionalism in sport, class, gender and eroticism, and the relationship of spectacle to political structures

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Donald G. Kyle
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781118613566
Edition
2
IsAdultProduct
ISBN
1118613562
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Wiley-Blackwell
Manufacturer
Wiley-Blackwell
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
376
PublicationDate
2014-12-31
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Studio
Wiley-Blackwell
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