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A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World

A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World

7th Edition
By Robert Mechikoff
Copyright: 2020
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Preface

Section I: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter 1: History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education
Chapter 2: Sumer, Egypt, China, and Mesoamerica
Chapter 3: Greece
Chapter 4: Rome

Section II: From the Spiritual World to the Secular World: Changing Concepts of the Body
Chapter 5: Philosophy, Sport, and Physical Education During the Middle Ages: 900-1400
Chapter 6: The Renaissance and the Reformation: 1300-1600
Chapter 7: The Age of Science and Enlightenment: 1560-1789
Chapter 8: Philosophical Positions of the Body and the Development of Physical Education: Contributions of the Germans, Swedes, and Danes in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Section III: The Historical and Philosophical Development of Sport and Physical Education in America
Chapter 9: Sport in the Colonial Period
Chapter 10: Changing Concepts of the Body
Chapter 11: The Impact of Science and the Concept of Health on the Theoretical and Professional Development of Physical Education: 1885-1930
Chapter 12: The Transformation of Physical Education: 1900-1939

Section IV: The American Approach to Sport and Physical Education in the Twentieth Century
Chapter 13: The Evolution of Physical Education: 1940 and Beyond
Chapter 14: Sport in the Twentieth Century

Section V: A Social and Political History of the Modern Olympic Games
Chapter 15: Pioneers and Progress: 1896-1936
Chapter 16: The Cold War Olympics: 1948-1988
Chapter 17: After the Cold War: 2008-2018

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