Bronze statue A from Riace, 460/450 BC. Reggio Calabria, Museo Nazionale. Permission of the Ministero Beni Culturali e
The Athlete's Body, Lost and Found
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Ted Leland, Rick Schavone, and Jeffrey T. SchnappSports/History The Athlete's Body in Ancient Greece
Glenn W. MostThe "Moment of Truth" in Ancient Rome: Honor and Embodiment in a Contest Culture
Carlin A. BartonThe Police and the Pugni: Sport and Social Control in Early-Modern Venice
Robert C. DavisInter-relations: Brazilian Soccer and Society
Luiz Costa-LimaSports/Appeal Sports, Eros, and Popular Culture
Allen Guttmann Economic Perspectives on the Athlete's Body
Roger G. NollSons and Warriors Sports/Embodiments
Marķa Rosa Menocal Where is the Mind when the Body Performs?
Fred DretskeBody- and Self-Image in College Athletes
Regina C. Casper, M.D. and Ellen Reed Form and the Athlete's Body
William EggintonAthletic Genders: Hyberbolic Instance and/or the Overcoming of Sexual Binarism
The editors would like to thank Brad Buchanan and Margaret Tompkins for their kind assistance, and express our
special thanks to John Etchemendy and the Deans of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford for their generous support with this volume.
Cover photo: Barbara Mendelsohn