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French Rugby Football: A Cultural History - Dine, Philip
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As France's oldest team sport, rugby football has throughout its 125-year history reflected major changes in French society. This book analyzes for the first time the complex variety of motives that have led the French to adopt and remake this rather unlikely British sport in their own image. A major site for the construction of masculine, class-based regional and national identities, France's tradition of 'Champagne rugby' continues to be as subject to dramatic upheavals as the society that produced it. The game's ...

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French Rugby Football: A Cultural History 2001, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859733271

Trade paperback

French Rugby Football: A Cultural History 2001, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859733226

Hardcover