Muscular Christianity Manhood And Sports In Protestant America 1880 1920 -

muscular christianity manhood and sports in protestant - provides a much needed overview of muscular christianity and its appeal during the progressive era clifford putney s insightful work goes a long way toward correcting the scholarly blindness toward christianity s role in creating a culture of american masculinity in the late nineteenth century and toward understanding its apparent replacement by among other things a secular gospel of health, history of canadian sports wikipedia - the history of canadian sports falls into five stages of development early recreational activities before 1840 the start of organized competition 1840 1880 the emergence of national organizations 1882 1914 the rapid growth of both amateur and professional sports 1914 to 1960 and developments of the last half century some sports especially hockey lacrosse and curling enjoy an