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Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

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Synopsis:

Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with particular emphasis on the social history and 'traditional' aspects. It contains several hundred entries focusing on individual sports and others providing analysis of key concepts, themes and terminologies.

The Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports is an invaluable reference that provides students, scholars and sports enthusiasts with a focussed and authoritative source of information on the history and culture of rural sport in Britain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415352246
Author:
Collins, Tony (edt)
Publisher:
Routledge
Editor:
Vamplew, Wray
Editor:
Collins, Tony
Editor:
Martin, John
Author:
Collins, Tony
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Country life -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Sports -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Copyright:
Series:
Sports Reference
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
301
Dimensions:
9.36x6.42x.90 in. 1.25 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Politics » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Reference
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

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"Synopsis" by , Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with particular emphasis on the social history and 'traditional' aspects. It contains several hundred entries focusing on individual sports and others providing analysis of key concepts, themes and terminologies.

The Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports is an invaluable reference that provides students, scholars and sports enthusiasts with a focussed and authoritative source of information on the history and culture of rural sport in Britain.

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