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Mud, sweat and beers : a cultural history of sport and alcohol

Author: Tony Collins; Wray Vamplew
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2002.
Series: Global sport cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a cultural history of drinking and sport, this work examines the roles masculinity, class and regional identity play in alcohol consumption at matches, races, courses and competitions.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Collins; Wray Vamplew
ISBN: 1859735584 9781859735589 1859735533 9781859735534 1859735584
OCLC Number: 982694310
Description: v, 151 pages (cased) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1 This Sporting House: The Pub and Sport 2 A Thirsty Business: The Drinks Industry and Sport 3 Cheers! Alcohol and the Sporting Crowd 4 A Little of What Does You Good? Alcohol, the Athlete and Sporting Performance Conclusion: More than Beer and Skittles? Bibliography Index
Series Title: Global sport cultures.
Responsibility: Tony Collins and Wray Vamplew.

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An intriguing look at the problematic relationship sport has with alcohol. The Bookseller Packed with informative and entertaining detail [and] written with exemplary clarity. The Guardian Weekend Read more...

 
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