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Blood Sport Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2007
  • ISBN : 0300116284
  • Page : 283 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Blood Sport Book Summary/Review:

Nearly a decade of divisive debate over foxhunting in Britain culminated with the passage of the Hunting with Dogs Act of 2004. But the battle over the future of hunting is not yet resolved, and polarizing right-or-wrong debates continue undiminished. This book recounts the history of hunting in Britain and offers a fresh perspective on conflicts.

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Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Emma Griffin
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • ISBN : 0300116284
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Nearly a decade of divisive debate over foxhunting in Britain culminated with the passage of the Hunting with Dogs Act of 2004. But the battle over the future of hunting is not yet resolved, and polarizing right-or-wrong debates continue undiminished. This book recounts the history of hunting in Britain and offers a fresh perspective on conflicts.

Gladiators Arising: Blood-Bought vs. Blood Sport

Gladiators Arising: Blood-Bought vs. Blood Sport
  • Author : Trent Herbert
  • Publisher : Ambassador International
  • Release Date : 2022-03-08
  • ISBN : 9781620208830
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History repeats. Gladiators Arising: Blood-Bought vs. Blood Sport examines the resurgence of blood sports in the world today and its infiltration into the church. Historians are calling on people not to be comforted in the false assumption that gladiatorial fights could never happen again. Yet, it is realized that the neo-gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts have already arisen. This book walks through the corridors of time and takes a panoramic historical view of the early church’s collision with gladiators

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Rick Simonds
  • Publisher : First Edition Design Pub.
  • Release Date : 2012-04-18
  • ISBN : 9781937520830
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MSP Detective Reed Sanderson is put in charge of a homicide task force in an attempt to solve a series of baffling deaths in the Pine Tree State. Because these deaths are seemingly without motive, he must determine if these are homicides before he can attempt to find the perpetrator. After he unlocks the mystery, he is confronted with a challenge more sinister; the abduction of his teen-aged son. Rick Simonds is known on many fronts. Blood Sport is his

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Robert F. Jones
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781628734409
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Welcome to the wilderness of masculinity, where anything goes—where women throw themselves unreservedly at men and games are played to the death. This is the outdoor paradise of the Hassayampa, a legendary river whose bank is overrun with prehistoric and mystical creatures prime for hunting and whose water is said to turn honest men into liars. Here a father takes his prepubescent son on an unforgettable adventure, a rite-of-passage quest that starts as an innocent fishing trip and soon

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Tim Elfrink,Gus Garcia-Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • ISBN : 9780698158474
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The definitive and dramatic story of the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal, written by the reporters who broke and covered the story. “Blood Sport is riveting...a tragicomedy filled with characters straight out of a Carl Hiaasen novel.”—The Washington Post The effects of the Biogenesis case—the biggest drug scandal in the history of American sports—are still being felt today. Fifteen Major League Baseball players were suspended, including Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez. Ten men were indicted in federal

The Action and Adventure Cinema

The Action and Adventure Cinema
  • Author : Yvonne Tasker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-08-19
  • ISBN : 9781134564941
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This exciting collection addresses action and adventure from the silent to the contemporary period exploring diverse questions of aesthetics, industry and ideology. Action has established itself as one of the leading commercial genres of the New Hollywood cinema, generating extensive debate in the process. Contributors consider how action might best be defined, how it has developed historically, and how it works formally. The critical reception and standing of action and adventure cinema is considered in relation to questions of national

The Asian Influence on Hollywood Action Films

The Asian Influence on Hollywood Action Films
  • Author : Barna William Donovan
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-09-17
  • ISBN : 9781476607702
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Filmmakers of the Pacific Rim have been delivering punches and flying kicks to the Hollywood movie industry for years. This book explores the ways in which the storytelling and cinematic techniques of Asian popular culture have migrated from grainy, low-budget martial arts movies to box-office blockbusters such as The Magnificent Seven, Star Wars, The Matrix and Transformers. While special effects gained prominence, the raw and gritty power of live combat emerged as an audience favorite, spawning Asian stars Bruce Lee

Mixed Martial Arts' Most Wanted

Mixed Martial Arts' Most Wanted
  • Author : Adam T. Heath,David L. Hudson
  • Publisher : Potomac Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781612340418
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Mixed martial arts hasn t been dubbed the world 's fastest growing sport for nothing. It 's noticeably rocked the sporting world since the creation of the Ultimate Fighting Championship nearly two decades ago and has even shaken up the pop culture scene. Who would have expected popular MMA fighter Chuck Liddell to trade in his sparring gloves for dance shoes on "Dancing with the Stars"? A combo of grappling, punching, kneeing, and kicking, this sport looks like it will

Action Speaks Louder

Action Speaks Louder
  • Author : Eric Lichtenfeld
  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-04-27
  • ISBN : 0819568015
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The action movie has been the film genre that most represents Hollywood to the world, as action films find blockbuster success at box offices internationally. Studying its trends, key components, and visual excesses, this edition traces the genre's evolution to reveal how it has come to assume its place of prominence in American culture.

New York

New York
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105006708700
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Channeling Violence

Channeling Violence
  • Author : James T. Hamilton
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • ISBN : 9780691228310
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"If it bleeds, it leads." The phrase captures television news directors' famed preference for opening newscasts with the most violent stories they can find. And what is true for news is often true for entertainment programming, where violence is used as a product to attract both viewers and sponsors. In this book, James Hamilton presents the first major theoretical and empirical examination of the market for television violence. Hamilton approaches television violence in the same way that other economists approach

Sheldon Lettich: From Vietnam to Van Damme

Sheldon Lettich: From Vietnam to Van Damme
  • Author : Corey Danna
  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Release Date : 2022-08-31
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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From the steaming jungles of Vietnam to the verdant hills of Hollywood, Sheldon Lettich has carved a unique legacy amongst his peers. In an era before costumed superheroes ruled the multiplex, when action stars were not pumped up and enhanced by special effects, because they were the special effect! Sheldon was at the forefront, working with action superstars like Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mark Dacascos, Sylvester Stallone, and Dolph Lundgren. Movies like Lionheart, Double Impact, and Only the Strong are now

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Michael Newton
  • Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1990-09
  • ISBN : 0440207355
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"Los Angeles is city primeval, home base for the sociopathic elite. CHarles Manson. The Hillside Strangler. And now--the Reaper. He hunts at night. Entire families are held at gunpoint, terrorized, mutilated--finally slaughtered. Dozens of victims. No survivors. No clues. Special Agents Flynn and Tanner are trained members of the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program. But the reaper never leaves a trace. Flynn and Tanner can do nothing, except pace in the shadows of the sleeping city, waiting for the Reaper

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Judith E. French
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 050552757X
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Despite the objections of her gorgeous new partner, "Cowboy" Reed Donovan, agent Jillian Maxwell goes undercover to draw out a murderer who has left a trail of bodies dumped by the sea and realizes too late that she has been set up to be the latest loser in this deadly game. Original.

Blood Sport

Blood Sport
  • Author : Timothy J. Mitchell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : IND:30000009702139
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Describing how public animal slaughter came to occupy a central place in Spanish culture, this study attempts to unravel the strands of religion, class conflict, nationalism, political corruption and machismo that make bullfighting a microcosm of Spanish society.