Sport and the British World, 1900-1930: Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond

Sport and the British World, 1900-1930: Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond

by E. Nielsen

Hardcover(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137398505
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/12/2014
Series: Britain and the World
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Erik Nielsen is a historian of the British Empire with a focus on sport and is based at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He has published articles and chapters on track and field athletics, rugby league and Australia's sporting relationship with India. His teaching interests include military history, Australian colonial history and Australia's Asian Context.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Commercialisation of Australasian Amateur Athletics 3. The Role of Race and Class in Defining the Australasian Amateur Community 4. 'Imperialism and Nationalism in Action'? Reconfiguring the Athletic Relationship with Britain 5. North American Cousins: Relations with the United States and Canada 6. A Question of Nationalism? The Dissolution of the Australasian Amateur Athletic Relationship Conclusion

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