Sport And The British

Author: Richard Holt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192852298
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Innovators in abandoning traditional, often brutal sports, and in establishing a code of `fair play', the British were also pioneers in popular sports and in the promotion of organized spectator events.Modern media coverage of sport, ...

Sport And The Working Class In Modern Britain

Author: Richard Holt
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719026508
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Covering the period since World War II, the author considers over 100 novels, treating them thematically, with separate chapters on the fictions of boxing, football, baseball, and basketball.

Sport Economy And Society In Britain 1750 1914

Author: Neil Tranter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521572170
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(1989b) 'Organised sport and the middle-class woman in nineteenth century
Scotland', International Journal of the History of Span, 6, 1, 31-48. (1990a) '
Organised sport and the working classes of central Scotland, 1820-1900: the
neglected sport of quoiting', in R. J. Holt (ed.), Sport and the Working Class in
Modern Britain (Manchester), pp. 45-66. (1990b) 'The chronology of organised
sport in nineteenth century Scotland: a regional study. Patterns', International
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