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By Fan Hong

ISBN-10: 0415400171

ISBN-13: 9780415400176

ISBN-10: 0415568501

ISBN-13: 9780415568500

The first e-book to concentration completely at the Asian video games, this is often an research of the Oriental rival to the Olympics when it comes to its geopolitical, monetary, sociological, ancient, racial and aesthetic context, taking a look at its delivery, progress and maturation from 1913 up till 2006. Written by way of a group of overseas students, it is a number of unique learn and first-hand fabric from data throughout Asia which addresses a few matters relevant to notions of nationalism and Orientalism in activity together with:

  • the courting among the Asian video games and the Olympic video games

  • the problem the Asian video games current to Western forces resembling the IOC and overseas activities federations

  • politics

  • power constitution and fight within the Asian video games

  • nationalism and cultural id

  • the dating among Orientalism, Globalism and the Asian video games

  • commercialisation of the Asian video games

  • the contribution smooth recreation makes to social improvement in Asia

  • the way forward for the Asian Games.

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