Evolution of Polo

ISBN-10: 0786438142

ISBN-13: 9780786438143

Edition: 2009

Authors: Horace A. Laffaye, Nigel � Brassard

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Tracing the evolution of Polo from its origins in Central Asia to its current manifestation as a professional sport that attracts wealthy sponsors and patrons, this sociological study examines how polo has changed according to the economic and cultural differences of the nations and continents where it is played. Consisting of four principle sections, The Tribesmen, The Aristocrats, The Amateurs, and The Professionals, this study looks holistically at the variety of ways that polo influences and is influenced by the peoples that participate in it. One hundred historic and modern photographs are included.
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 5/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

The Tribesmen
Folk Games: From the Silk Road to the Manipuri Valleys
An Ancient Pastime Discovered by Western Eyes
The Aristocrats
The European Journey
The British Carry the Flag
Polo in India: Conflicts and Harmonies
The Beginning of the Internationals
Polo Myths: Billiard Ball, Walking Sticks, and All That
The British Clubs
Fashionable Chic: Polo on the Continent
American Polo Comes of Age
The Anglo-Argentines: Squires or Gauchos?
Olympic Interlude
The Amateurs
The Mighty Americans
Of Lords and Ladies
The Game in the Former Dominions
The Cup of the Americas
The Hallowed Grounds: Hurlingham, Meadow Brook and Palermo
Return from War: The Internationals
The Rise of Argentina
England's Recovery: Gentlemen Players and Hired Assassins
Polo in America in the Late Twentieth Century
Bits and Pieces, Strokes and Mallets
The Professionals
Patrons and the Dawn of Professionalism
Women's Polo
The Game's Thinkers
The Evolution of the Rules
On Umpiring
The Polo Pony: From Tats to Thoroughbreds
The State of the Game in the Twenty-First Century
The Code of Rules for the Silchar Polo Club, 1863
The Field, 20 March 1869, Letter to the Editor
The Rules of the Game, as Drafted by Lt. Hartopp on Mess Paper, 1869
Chapter Notes
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