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Author Harney, John J., author
Title Empire of infields : baseball in Taiwan and cultural identity, 1895-1968 / John J. Harney
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  GV863.795.A1 H37 2019    AVAILABLE    30610020633947
Descript xxiv, 212 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-205) and index
A Japanese sport in the colony -- Waseda baseball and Japan's place in the world -- Barnstormers or emissaries of empire? -- The road to Koshien -- KANO -- Chiang's China and Taiwanese baseball -- Echoes of empire -- Hongye
"A history of baseball in colonial Taiwan, examining the sport's role in twentieth-century globalization, its use as a political outlet, and its contribution to Taiwan's complex cultural identity"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Baseball -- Taiwan -- History
Baseball -- Taiwan -- Political aspects
Group identity -- Taiwan
Sports and globalization -- Taiwan
Alt Title Baseball in Taiwan and cultural identity, 1895-1968
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