The Story of Sport in England

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This book gives a fascinating history of the English experience of sport, following its development through the centuries from its earliest beginnings in social play and pastimes, via its adoption as an alternative to the clock-watching routine of urban life, to its modern incarnation as a global business. Key themes and issues in the evolution of sport are examined, including: social structures, such as the division between amateurs and professionals the growth of the popular press and the influence of ...

The Story of Sport in England 2007, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415372640

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The Story of Sport in England 2007, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415353816

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