Tag Archive for Training the Body for China

Brownell response

I will admit that it was a little boring for me this time around, but I believe that it was because I was expecting more of an anthropological perspective than a historical perspective when I started reading this book. The way it was introduced made it start out with her experiences and maybe going into…

Reading Response and Tentative Topic for Final

The concept of Nationalism tied to sports really does, ultimately, prove that Sports are essentially small-scale wars. I think it also creates a question of who is “playing” the game: the players, or the people with investment who watch?┬áThe way sports/body-culture have shaped propaganda and vice versa brings to question the sorts of motivations behind…

Training the Body

A player is not just interfacing with the game, they’re interfacing with the people watching it, too.