The Chrysanthemum And The Bat

Pub Date : 2014-03-30 | Author : Robert Whiting | Publisher : Manga University

ISBN 10 : 9784921205843
ISBN 13 : 4921205841

In this, the first book in acclaimed journalist Robert Whiting's trilogy on Japanese baseball — "The Chrysanthemum and the Bat" (1977), "You Gotta Have Wa" (1989) and "The Meanin..

You Gotta Have Wa

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Robert Whiting | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 067972947X
ISBN 13 : 9780679729471

Looks at the history, rituals, fans, and teams of Japanese professional baseball, and describes what it reveals about Japanese culture and Japanese-U.S. relations..

Baseball Without Borders

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803256064
ISBN 13 : 080325606X

A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. Beneath the outward similarities, however the uniforms and equipment ..

Baseball Beyond Our Borders

Pub Date : 2017-03-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9781496201034
ISBN 13 : 1496201035

Baseball Beyond Our Borders celebrates the globalization of the game while highlighting the different histories and cultures of the nations in which the sport is played. This colle..

Taking In A Game

Pub Date : 2004-05-01 | Author : Joseph A. Reaves | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803290012
ISBN 13 : 9780803290013

In Taking in a Game, Joseph A. Reaves examines the development of baseball in Korea, the Philippines, Mainland China, and Taiwan, as well as the more widely known story of baseball..

Manufacturing Masculinity

Pub Date : | Author : Peter Horton | Publisher : Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH

ISBN 10 : 9783832545352
ISBN 13 : 3832545352

This tribute to Professor J. A. (Tony) Mangan is well-deserved. Professor Mangan is a path-breaking scholar. Mangan's impact is measurable in the rarest of ways: institution-buildi..