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Sport in Britain.

Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

Sport in Britain.

by Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

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Published in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [18]

      StatementPrepared for British Information Services.
      ContributionsBritish Information Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV605 .A29
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5967515M
      LC Control Number65067218
      OCLC/WorldCa10452444

      Everyone needs time out to recharge their battery every now and then, whether it’s reading before bed, doodling in your book whilst trying to study or simply watching TV. Sport Thursday, 23 June, - . Book Description This five-volume major work is a comprehensive collection of primary sources which examine changing attitudes to sport 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 sport had become an integral part of British cultural.

      Description of the book "Sport Policy in Britain": Since , Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in Britain's only dedicated Sports History department was founded in at De Montfort University in Leicester, where it continues to flourish. Last year it launched the first BA in Sports History and Culture. Meanwhile, Ramachandra Guha reversed the batting order in with his Indian history of an English sport, Corner of a Foreign Field.

      Sport news, results, fixtures, blogs and comments on UK and world sport from the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice.   Victorian Sport: Playing by the Rules. Twenty-two players paid £ for the privilege of entering, and Spencer Gore went down in the history books as .


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A central theme is the role of the media in shaping British sport in the second half of the twentieth century. This book offers new perspectives on a major aspect of British social life, setting the great performances and personalities of post-war sport in the context Cited by:   Book Description In this volume, which was originally published innine distinguished historians look at the origins, growth and organisation of the major mass-participation sports in Britain.3/5(1).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division. Sport in Britain. London, H.M. Stationery Off., The first book of its kind, this lively history of British sport since goes beyond a few great names and moments to explain how sports have changed, what they have meant to ordinary people, and reveals what is especially distinctive about British sport in particular.

JEFFREY HILL is Emeritus Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies at De Montfort University, UK, where he was previously Director of the International Centre for Sport, History and Culture.

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