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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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People of Prowess: Sport, Leisure, and Labor in Early Anglo-Amerca (Sport and Society)

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Table of Contents

Sport in the old world — A grand scheme — Change and persistence in colonial sporting life, 1620s-1670s — Sports and colonial popular culture, 1680s-1730s — Sport and rank making in the Chesapeake — Mid-eighteenth-century sporting styles — Taverns and sports — Upper- and middle-rank "leisure" and sports — Epilogue : people of prowess.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252065521
Author:
Struna, Nancy L.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Leisure
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Subject:
Leisure -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Sports -- United States -- History.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sport and Society
Series Volume:
104-111
Publication Date:
19960831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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