The Running Centaur: Horse-Racing in Global-Historical Perspective (Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives) (Paperback)

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The Running Centaur: Horse-Racing in Global-Historical Perspective (Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives) (Paperback)

By Sinclair W. Bell (Editor), Christian Jaser (Editor), Christian Mann (Editor)

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This book surveys the practice of horse racing from antiquity to the modern period, and in this way offers a selective global history.

Sinclair W. Bell is Professor of Art History and Presidential Teaching Professor at Northern Illinois University. One of his primary areas of research is sport and spectacle in the Roman period, about which he has published numerous articles and books and which he discusses in a recent documentary, 'Rome's Chariot Superstar.'Christian Jaser is Professor of Medieval History and Historical Auxiliary Sciences at the University of Klagenfurt. His research interests encompass the history of premodern sport cultures in the context of urban and courtly settings. His book on urban horse racing in fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century Italy and Germany is forthcoming.Christian Mann is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Mannheim. His research interests include sport and spectacle in antiquity, Greek athletes as well as Roman gladiators. He is co-editor of the journals Klio and Nikephoros.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032162348
ISBN-10: 1032162341
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 29th, 2024
Pages: 206
Language: English
Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives