Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
I in Team Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity
ISBN: PB: 9780226470139, ISBN: HB: 9780226469935, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 3 tables
There is one sound that will always be loudest in sports. It isn't the squeak of sneakers or the crunch of helmets; it isn't the grunts or even the stadium music. It's the deafening roar of sports fans. For those few among us on the outside, sports f...
PB: £22,50
HB: £67,50
Soccer Legends 20 Postcards Book
ISBN: PB: 9788416851133, Promopress, June 2017
20 pp., 16.5x10.2 cm, 20 colour illus.
Soccer players are not only sportsmen; they are real legends, inhabitants of our modern Olympus, and capable of turning sport into great art. With these twenty postcards Arévalo's unique instinct for faces, movement and color remind us of some of the...
PB: £8,33
Game Changer The Technoscientific Revolution in Sports
ISBN: HB: 9781421421797, Johns Hopkins University Press, May 2017
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 8 halftones, 4 line drawings
We like to think of sports as elemental: strong bodies trained to overcome height, weight, distance; the thrill of earned victory or the agony of defeat in a contest decided on a level playing field. But in "Game Changer", Rayvon Fouche argues that s...
HB: £19,50
Bittersweet Science Fifteen Writers in the Gym, in the Corner, and at Ringside
ISBN: PB: 9780226346205, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
272 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm
Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport – and most have never been in the ring. Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, r...
PB: £14,50
Illinois State Redbirds Football
ISBN: HB: 9780875807591, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
250 pp., 21.6x27.9 cm
This first-ever history of the Illinois State University football program chronicles Redbird legends and lore, from the 1880s team to today's Missouri Valley Football Conference powerhouse. Dan Verdun covers the early years (1887 to World War II) and...
HB: £28,00
Backcasts A Global History of Fly Fishing and Conservation
ISBN: HB: 9780226366579, University of Chicago Press, August 2016
400 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 64 halftones
"Many of us probably would be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect" – Norman Maclean Though Maclean writes of an age-old focus of all anglers – the day's catch – he may as well be spe...
HB: £34,00
Midnight Basketball Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy
ISBN: PB: 9780226374987, ISBN: HB: 9780226374840, University of Chicago Press, July 2016
304 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Midnight basketball may not have been invented in Chicago, but the City of Big Shoulders – home of Michael Jordan and the Bulls – is where it first came to national prominence. And it's also where Douglas Hartmann first began to think seriously about...
PB: £24,50
HB: £73,50
Arthur Ashe Tennis and Justice in the Civil Rights Era
ISBN: PB: 9781421419824, ISBN: HB: 9781421413945, Johns Hopkins University Press, June 2016
344 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 12 halftones
"Arthur Ashe" explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s. But more important, it follows Ashe's evolution as an activist who had to contend wi...
PB: £22,00
HB: £26,00
Outside in the Interior An Adventure Guide for Central Alaska, Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781602232808, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
328 pp., 13.9x20.3 cm, 100 colour plates, 70 maps
With its breathtaking vistas and countless acres of unmarked wilderness, Alaska has long attracted those who are looking for a bit of adventure in their vacations – from visitors who want to climb rugged peaks to those content to push a stroller down...
PB: £20,00
Rules of Golf in Plain English Fourth Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226371450, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
184 pp., 10.1x17.8 cm
The earliest standards for the game of golf included just 338 words and thirteen rules, which included what to do if your ball had the misfortune of falling into "watery filth" and how to proceed if your ball was stopped by a horse. The official Rule...
PB: £10,50