Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School / Edition 2

Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School / Edition 2

by J. A. Mangan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714680435

ISBN-13: 9780714680439

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714680439
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Sport in the Global Society Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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"one of the vital works for those engaged in both the history of education and the cultural history of sport

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