- Author:Rob Hess,Bob Stewart
- Publisher:Melbourne University Press (September 1, 1998)
- Pages:320 pages
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More Than a Game book.
More Than a Game book.
Here is an absorbing narrative of the major incidents that have formed the structure and operation of Aussie Rules football.
Nadel, D. (1998b) The League Goes National, 1986 − 1997 in R. Hess and B. Stewart (eds), More Than A Game: An. .Stewart, B. (1984) The Economic Development of the Victorian Football League, Sporting Traditions, 1, pp. 2-26.
Stewart, B. Vrooman, J. (1995) A General Theory of Professional Sports Leagues, Southern Economic Journal, 61, pp. 971 − 990. TERM '16. PROFESSOR Lionel Frost.
More than a game: an unauthorised history of Australian Rules Football. Melbourne University, 1998. Doug Nicholls was the most recognised Indigenous Australian football player of the early era and was a pioneer of Indigenous footballers playing at the highest level. Nicholls grew up on a mission/station called Cummergunja on the Murray River in NS. 6 He believed in himself as a footballer and saw this as way to enter into the white mans world. In 1927 Nicholls hitchhiked a ride into Melbourne to try out for Carlton and to fulfil his dream of playing football at the highest level. 18 Racism was rife in those.
Rob Hess is a lecturer in sports history at the Victoria University of Technology, is completing his doctorate on the development of Australian Rules football at the turn of the century.
Australian rules football began its evolution in Melbourne, Australia about 1858. The origins of Australian football before 1858 are still the subject of much debate, as there were a multitude of football games in Britain, Europe, Ireland and Australia whose rules influence early football games played in Melbourne.
Hess, . Nicholson, . and de Moore, Gregory, A National Game: The History of Australian Rules Football, Camberwell: Penguin/Viking, 2008. Nicholson, M. and Hess, . 'Australia's Sporting Culture: Riding on the Back of its Footballers', in B. Stewart (e., The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia, Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2007, pp. 23-42. This short note traces the history of the fight for rugby league occasioned by the globalization, privatization, and technological development of the media. Understanding sport: an introduction to the sociological and cultural analysis of sport. Selling permissible violence: The commodification of Australian rugby league 1970-1995.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval-shaped ball between the middle goal posts (worth six points) or between a goal and behind post (worth one point).
Rob Hess, Bob Stewart. Australian Rules football is more than a game it is a way of life for players, club officials, league administrators and, above all, for its millions of loyal fans around the country. Footy fever and footy talk are an essential part of Australian life. Since its beginnings in Melbourne in the 1850s, as an amateur sport played among the gum trees, it has developed into a dazzling, fast-moving, high-scoring spectacle and a sophisticated national enterprise.
A team of football historians and enthusiasts has combined to provide a detailed account of the development of Australian Rules football and its subsequent national growth. Here is an absorbing narrative of the major incidents that have formed the structure and operation of Aussie Rules football. A fresh, interesting and full account, this is an original and accessible contribution to the history of Australia's only 'home-grown' sport.