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By John Gleaves,Thomas Hunt

From turn-of-the-century horseracing to the monolithic anti-doping attitudes now supported via wearing businesses, the improvement of anti-doping ideology has unfold all through smooth activity. but heretofore few historians have explored the various ways in which overseas recreation has answered to doping. This ebook seeks to fill that hole through analyzing assorted facets of sport’s international efforts to answer athletes doping. through incorporating cultural, political, and feminist histories that learn foreign responses to doping, this precise factor goals to higher articulate the narrative of doping. The paintings starts off with the 1st point out of doping in any game. It examines not just the 1st efforts to prohibit doping but additionally the athletes who sought functionality enhancers. targeting particular framing occasions, authors during this factor research how historical past 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 diversity of doping historical past. while, the authors stay centred round one unmarried factor: the heritage of doping in sport.


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

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