British Sport: a Bibliography to 2000

British Sport: a Bibliography to 2000

Author: Richard Cox

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135287214

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 196

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Volume one of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

Amateurism in British Sport

Amateurism in British Sport

Author: Dilwyn Porter

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136802911

Category: History

Page: 212

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In the essays collected here, amateurism, both as ideology and practice, is subject to critical and unsentimental scrutiny, effectively challenging the dominant narrative of more conventional histories of British sport.

Black and Asian Athletes in British Sport and Society

Black and Asian Athletes in British Sport and Society

Author: P. Ismond

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230510906

Category: Social Science

Page: 204

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In this innovative study, Patrick Ismond provides an analysis of the issue of racism within British sport. It presents a number of theoretical positions regarding race, racism and sport, before providing a background history of the involvement of minority ethnic communities. Much detailed primary research is used to inform interesting discussions concerning racism in sport and its relationship to ethnicity, identity and notions of Englishness and Britishness. The study also includes a valuable analysis of sexism in sport, and the discrimination suffered by minority ethnic sportswomen.

The History of Sport in Britain, 1880-1914: British sport and the wider world

The History of Sport in Britain, 1880-1914: British sport and the wider world

Author: Martin Polley

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 041531870X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 2218

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This five volume set is a comprehensive collection of primary sources on sports in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. At the beginning of the period few sports were regulated, but by the outbreak of the First World War organized sports had become an integral part of British cultural, social and economic life. Specialist Martin Polley has collected articles from a wide range of journals including "Blackwood's Magazine,"" Nineteenth Century," "Fortnightly Review" and "Contemporary Review," all of which reveal changing middle-class attitudes to sports. The five volumes cover the varieties of sports being promoted, sports and education, commercial and financial aspects, sports and animals and the globalization of sports through empire.

British Sporting Periodicals

British Sporting Periodicals

Author: M. L. Biscotti

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538102732

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 196

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This book is the first comprehensive listing of British sports periodicals, beginning in 1727. Featuring information such as the publication’s title, years, frequency of issue, publisher, and general content, British Sporting Periodicals is a valuable reference tool for collectors and researchers.

British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

Author: Sharon Harrow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317171423

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 248

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Sport as it is largely understood today was invented during the long eighteenth century when the modern rules of sport were codified; sport emerged as a business, a spectacle, and a performance; and gaming organized itself around sporting culture. Examining the underexplored intersection of sport, literature, and culture, this collection situates sport within multiple contexts, including religion, labor, leisure time, politics, nationalism, gender, play, and science. A poetics, literature, and culture of sport swelled during the era, influencing artists such as John Collett and writers including Lord Byron, Jonathan Swift, and Henry Fielding. This volume brings together literary scholars and historians of sport to demonstrate the ubiquity of sport to eighteenth-century life, the variety of literary and cultural representations of sporting experiences, and the evolution of sport from rural pastimes to organized, regular events of national and international importance. Each essay offers in-depth readings of both material practices and representations of sport as they relate to, among other subjects, recreational sports, the Cotswold games, clothing, women archers, tennis, celebrity athletes, and the theatricality of boxing. Taken together, the essays in this collection offer valuable multiple perspectives on reading sport during the century when sport became modern.

British Sports Cars of the 1950s and ’60s

British Sports Cars of the 1950s and ’60s

Author: James Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780747814986

Category: Transportation

Page: 56

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E-type Jaguar; Triumph Spitfire; MGA; Austin-Healey – nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and '60s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork and spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a throaty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man – at least, until he got married and had a family. MG and Triumph stood out as the market leaders, but many other c companies thrived, from luxury manufacturers like Jaguar and even daimler to other more affordable marques. This colourfully illustrated history tells the exciting story of the British sports car in the 1950s and '60s.

The Routledge Companion to British Media History

The Routledge Companion to British Media History

Author: Martin Conboy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317629474

Category: Social Science

Page: 628

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The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides a comprehensive exploration of how different media have evolved within social, regional and national contexts. The 50 chapters in this volume, written by an outstanding team of internationally respected scholars, bring together current debates and issues within media history in this era of rapid change, and also provide students and researchers with an essential collection of comparable media histories. The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides an essential guide to key ideas, issues, concepts and debates in the field. Chapter 40 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9781315756202.ch40