Darts in England, 1900-39: A Social History


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Drawing on an eclectic range of primary and secondary sources Chaplin examines the development of darts in the context of English society in the early twentieth century. He reveals how darts was transformed during the interwar years to become one of the most popular recreations in England, not just amongst working class men and, to a lesser extent, working class women but even (to some extent) among the middle and upper classes. This book assesses the social, economic and cultural forces behind this transformation. This ...

Darts in England, 1900-39: A Social History 2009, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719078033