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 In Britain

Author: Tony Mason
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521180658
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In this volume, which was originally published in 1989, nine distinguished historians look at the origins, growth and organisation of the major mass-participation sports in Britain.

Sport In Britain 1945 2000

Author: Richard Holt
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631171546
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This book examines the complex transformation of British sport in the second half of the twentieth century.

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.

Nature And Sport In Britain

Author: Henry Anderson Bryden
Publisher: Foley Press
ISBN: 1446041972
Size: 55.27 MB
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We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Sport Economy And Society In Britain 1750 1914

Author: Neil Tranter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521572170
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This book provides a concise, up-to-date survey of one of the most dramatic changes in the cultural life of Victorian and Edwardian Britain, the radical transformation which occurred in the extent and nature of its participation in sport.