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Media, Culture, And The Meanings Of Hockey

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This volume examines the cultural meanings of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, the author analyzes English Canadian media narratives of Stanley Cup "challenge" games and championship series between 1896 and 1907. Newspaper coverage and telegraph reconstructions of Stanley Cup challenges contributed significantly to the growth of a mediated Canadian "hockey world" - and a broader "world of sport" - during this time period. By 1903, Stanley Cup hockey games had become national Canadian events, followed by audiences across the country. Hockey also played an important role in the construction of gender and class identities, and in debates about amateurism, professionalism, and community representation in sport.

The author also explores the connections between violence and masculinity in Canadian hockey by examining media descriptions of "brutal" and "strenuous" play. He analyzes how notions of civic identity changed as hockey clubs evolved from amateur teams represented by players who were members of their home community to professional aggregations that included paid imports from outside the town. As a result, this volume addresses important gaps in the study of sport history and the analysis of sport and popular culture.

This book was originally published as a special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport.


Become A Better You

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Is this as good as it gets? Or can you enjoy more of what life has to offer?

Not only can you live happily every day, bestselling author Joel Osteen suggestsyou must discover the potential withinyourself and learn how to use it to live better, and to help others better themselves as well.

God didn't create you to be average. You were created to excel You have everything you need to fulfill your God-given destiny, and there is no limit to what you can accomplish if you discover how to be a better you

In "Become a Better You: 7 Keys to Improving Your LifeEvery Day," Joel Osteen, America's best-known pastor, will inspire and motivate you to live with more joy, hope, and peace -- truly a life of victory Joel will help you look deep inside yourself to become a better spouse and parent, a better boss or employee, a better community leader, a better friend -- in short, a better person

Joel Osteen reveals seven simple yet profound principles that when taken to heart will help you become all that God has created you to be. In a straightforward, easy-to-understand style, Osteen explains key biblical values; the text is laced with personal testimonies that will enlighten and uplift you.

Each of the seven keys has its own section, complete with a set of practical action points. Thus "Become a Better You" will guide you in the process of uncovering your hidden resources. Within these pages, Joel Osteen addresses topics such as building your confidence, developing betterrelationships, finding peace within, and staying passionate about life. "Become a Better You" will encourage you to reach your unique God-given potential, and will help you to enjoy every day of your life, despite your circumstances. As you incorporate Joel's easy-to-grasp principles into your life, you will be pleasantly surprised at how much more God has in store for you, and how quickly you become a better you


Color And Learn Hockey

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A fun way for kids to color actual hockey plays while learning tips about the game



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