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Encyclopedia of traditional British rural sports

Author: Tony Collins; John Martin; Wray Vamplew
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Sports reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a social, economic, and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with emphasis on the social history and 'traditional' aspects. It contains several hundred entries focusing on individual sports  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Collins; John Martin; Wray Vamplew
ISBN: 041535224X 9780415352246
OCLC Number: 57005595
Description: xiv, 301 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
List of entries --
List of contributors --
Contextual essay : traditional rural sports in Europe --
A-Z of traditional British rural sports.
Series Title: Sports reference series.
Responsibility: editors, Tony Collins, John Martin and Wray Vamplew ; associate editors, John Burnett and Emma Lile.
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Providing a social, economic and political study of both field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the UK  Read more...

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