The Sporting Life (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
213
Utgivningsdatum
2010-02-26
Utmärkelser
Winner of Outstanding Academic Title, 2010 2011 (United States)
Förlag
Praeger Publishers Inc
Illustratör/Fotograf
Illustrations
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 25 mm
Vikt
521 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780275989996
The Sporting Life (inbunden)

The Sporting Life

Victorian Sports and Games

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This lively and intriguing study looks at the way sports both reflected and shaped Victorian society. * Excerpts from 19th-century English writings on sports allow the Victorians speak in their own words about the meaning of sports in their lives * Illuminating and entertaining illustrations of many aspects of Victorian sports include humorous spoofs on sports from Punch magazine * A glossary explains the sometimes arcane terms used in Victorian sports
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"In this well-researched volume, Anderson (emer., Loyola Univ., New Orleans) looks at the emergence of sports as an outgrowth of Victorian values. . . . This is excellent social history. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All readers." - Choice

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Nancy Fix Anderson is professor emerita of history at Loyola University New Orleans.