By Huijie Zhang,Fan Hong,Fuhua Huang
Despite the recognition of game in modern China, the perform of actual schooling isn't really indigenous to its tradition. Strenuous actual task used to be routinely associated with low classification and standing within the pre-modern chinese language society. the idea that of recent PE used to be brought to China by way of Western Christian missionaries and administrators of the younger Men’s Christian organization (YMCA). It then grew from a device for Christian evangelism to a strategic software in chinese language nation-building.
This booklet examines the transformation of chinese language attitudes towards PE and activity, drawing at the techniques of cultural imperialism and nationalism to appreciate how an imported Western job grew to become a key point of modernization for the chinese language country. extra in particular, it appears on the dating among Christianity and the increase of chinese language nationalism among 1840 and 1937. Combining ancient perception with unique study, this e-book sheds new gentle at the evolution of PE and game in glossy China.
It is attention-grabbing interpreting for all people with an curiosity in activities historical past, chinese language tradition and society, Christianity, actual schooling or the sociology of recreation.
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Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China (Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society) by Huijie Zhang,Fan Hong,Fuhua Huang