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By John Gleaves,Thomas Hunt

From turn-of-the-century horseracing to the monolithic anti-doping attitudes now supported by means of wearing organisations, the improvement of anti-doping ideology has unfold all through smooth game. but heretofore few historians have explored the numerous ways in which foreign game has replied to doping. This publication seeks to fill that hole by means of studying diversified points of sport’s international efforts to reply to athletes doping. via incorporating cultural, political, and feminist histories that study overseas responses to doping, this specific factor goals to raised articulate the narrative of doping. The paintings begins with the 1st point out of doping in any activity. It examines not just the 1st efforts to prohibit doping but in addition the athletes who sought functionality enhancers. concentrating on particular framing occasions, authors during this factor study how heritage of doping and the way it has indelibly marked the wearing panorama. the result's a piece with either breadth and concentration. From tales of eastern swimmers to Italian runners to American jockeys, the paintings spans the variety of doping historical past. even as, the authors stay centred round one unmarried factor: the historical past of doping in sport.


This bookw as released as a different factor of the International magazine of the background of Sport.

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