Sport in Urban England: Middlesbrough, 1870-1914

Sport in Urban England: Middlesbrough, 1870-1914

by Catherine Budd


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498529433
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2017
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Catherine Budd is associate lecturer of history at De Montfort University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: "This Smoky Ironopolis of Ours": The Economic and Social Development of Middlesbrough
Chapter 2: An Emerging Sporting Culture, 1870–84
Chapter 3: "A Noble Game Became Degraded": The Rise and Fall of Professional Football, 1885–94
Chapter 4: Amusement and Recreation: An Expanding Sporting Culture, 1885–1900
Chapter 5: "An Increasing and Often Unreasonable Demand for Pleasure": The Diversification of an Urban Sporting Culture, 1901–14
Chapter 6: “Going Football Mad”: Football in Middlesbrough, 1895–1914
Appendix 1: Ironopolis Football Club Shareholders
Appendix 2: Middlesbrough Amateur Boating Club members, 1899–1901
Appendix 3: New members of Middlesbrough Golf Club, June 1909–December 1914
Appendix 4: Middlesbrough Bowling Club members, 1901
Appendix 5: Local Football Leagues
Appendix 6: Involvement of Middlesbrough Councillors in Sport
Appendix 7: Involvement of Middlesbrough Mayors in Sport
Appendix 8: Involvement of Members of Parliament in Middlesbrough’s Sport
Appendix 9: Subscriptions

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