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Reformers, Sport, Modernizers: Middle-class Revolutionaries / Edition 1

Reformers, Sport, Modernizers: Middle-class Revolutionaries / Edition 1

by J A Mangan


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ISBN-13: 9780714652443
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Series: Sport in the Global Society Series , #4
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: middle-class "Missionaries" in pursuit of physical, moral, political and social health, J.A. Mangan; the living legacy - classical sport and 19th-century middle-class commentators of the German-speaking nations, Ingomar Weiler; a tranquil transformation - middle-class racing "Revolutionaries" in 19th-century England, Mike Huggins; unrecognized middle-class revolutionary? Michael Cusack and cultural change in 19th-century Ireland, Joseph M. Bradley; missing middle-class dimensions - elementary schools, imperialism and athleticism, J.A. Mangan and Colm Hickey; mostly middle class - the European fin de siecle cycling obsession with speed, distance and records, Andrew Ritchie and Rudiger Rabenstein; "Golden Boys" of playingfield and battlefield - celebrating heroes - "Lost" middle-class women versifiers of the Great War J.A. Mangan; modernizing Bulgaria: Todor Youchev - middle-class patriot and the assertion of a nation, Vassil Girginov and Lozan Mitev; radical conservatives! middle-class masculinity, the Shikar Club and big game hunting, J.A. Mangan and Callum McKenzie; a dark "Prince" of Denmark?, Neils Bukh, 20th-century middle-class propagandist, Hans Bonde. Epilogue: J.A. Mangan

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