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Games, Sports and Cultures by Noel Dyck

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Anthropology - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8623286M
ISBN 101859733174
ISBN 109781859733172

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Describing and analyzing the sports of boxing, wrestling, stick-fighting, and pankration, Michael B. Poliakoff discusses such topics as the function of competition and violent games in ancient society; on the social background of the participants, showing the broad spectrum of Greek athletic personnel; on the significance of the appearance of Cited by:   Sports and Games of Medieval Cultures focuses on those sports, games, and play rituals from across the globe that were invented and played during the time of the Middle Ages. Teachers, students, and sports enthusiasts will enjoy discovering the early origins of their favorite sports and games, and how they have evolved into the familiar. Sport is a universal element in all cultures and therefore we have chosen to include it as a theme for Compass. Sport is popular particularly with young people; statistics show that 61% of young people aged between 15 and 24 participate regularly (at least once a week) in sporting activities in the EU2 r reason for including sport is that sports provide young people with opportunities. Here are some activity ideas related to games around the world. Social Studies. Hold a family-fun field day! Invite members of children's families to school to share games from their culture. Encourage children to help explain the origins of each game and how it is played. Movement. In a large open space, play Big Snake, a game from Ghana, Africa.

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