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British Sport

Author : Richard William Cox
ISBN : 0714652504
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Volume three of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

Sport And The British

Author : Richard Holt
ISBN : 0192852299
Genre : Religion
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This lively and thoroughly researched history - the first of its kind - goes beyond the great names and moments to explain how organized sport has changed since 1800, and why it holds such a special place in the lives of Britons of all classes. Combining illuminating and entertaining anecdotes with scholarly insight, this fascinating survey will increase an understanding of the British obsession with sport among sports lovers and loathers alike.

Amateurs And Professionals In Post War British Sport

Author : Dilwyn Porter
ISBN : 9781135307301
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon.

British Sport Local Histories

Author : Richard William Cox
ISBN : 0714652512
Genre : Reference
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Volume three of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

British Sport Biographical Studies Of British Sportsmen Sportswomen And Animals

Author : Richard William Cox
ISBN : 0714652520
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Volume three of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

British Sport A Bibliography To 2000

Author : Richard Cox
ISBN : 9781135287214
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Volume one of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

Amateurism In British Sport

Author : Dilwyn Porter
ISBN : 9781136802911
Genre : History
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In the essays collected here, amateurism, both as ideology and practice, is subject to critical and unsentimental scrutiny, effectively challenging the dominant narrative of more conventional histories of British sport.

Encyclopedia Of British Sport

Author : Richard William Cox
ISBN : 1851093443
Genre : History
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This remarkable volume should become the standard reference source for the history of British sport. It covers the sociology and psychology of sports, major events such as the cricket Test Matches and Wimbledon, key issues such as racism and drugs, and sport in drama, literature, and the media.

The History Of Sport In Britain 1880 1914 British Sport And The Wider World

Author : Martin Polley
ISBN : 041531870X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This five volume set is a comprehensive collection of primary sources on sports in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. At the beginning of the period few sports were regulated, but by the outbreak of the First World War organized sports had become an integral part of British cultural, social and economic life. Specialist Martin Polley has collected articles from a wide range of journals including "Blackwood's Magazine,"" Nineteenth Century," "Fortnightly Review" and "Contemporary Review," all of which reveal changing middle-class attitudes to sports. The five volumes cover the varieties of sports being promoted, sports and education, commercial and financial aspects, sports and animals and the globalization of sports through empire.

The Evolution Of English Sport

Author : Neil Wigglesworth
ISBN : 9781136306440
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This work uses original material from clubs and sporting organizations to illuminate the evolution of sporting activity nation-wide. It relates these documents to themes such as commercialism and club fortunes. It concludes by discussing the outlook for English sport.

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