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By J.A. Mangan,J. A. Mangan

In a time of exceptional political and financial transformation, the center sessions of Victorian and Edwardian England turned significant avid gamers in a brand new social order. Nowhere did their tradition, values and id achieve clearer expression than of their activities, and their impact continues to be felt within the approach we organise, play and contemplate recreation at the present time.


A Sport-Loving Society offers a range of groundbreaking essays from the journals that have outlined recreation background over the last 3 a long time. those essays discover the position of the social associations and problems with the Victorian and Edwardian classes in shaping the activities of the English center periods, together with:




  • education

  • the emancipation of women

  • religion

  • culture and class

  • diplomacy and war.


Showcasing the paintings of trendy activity historians, this ebook demonstrates the worth of activity as a motor vehicle for the learn of wider social swap.

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