Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

by J. A. Mangan
     
 

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Games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public schools. The obsession has become widely known as athleticism. When it appeared in 1981, this book was the first major study of the games ethos which dominated the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. Written with Professor Mangan's customary panache, it has become a classic, the seminal work on the… See more details below

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Games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public schools. The obsession has become widely known as athleticism. When it appeared in 1981, this book was the first major study of the games ethos which dominated the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. Written with Professor Mangan's customary panache, it has become a classic, the seminal work on the social and cultural history of modern sport.

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ISBN-13:
9781136347993
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/12/2012
Series:
Sport in the Global Society
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
408
File size:
6 MB

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