A Sport-Loving Society: Victorian and Edwardian Middle-Class by J.A. Mangan,J. A. Mangan PDF

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

In a time of extraordinary political and monetary transformation, the center periods of Victorian and Edwardian England grew to become vital gamers in a brand new social order. Nowhere did their tradition, values and identification achieve clearer expression than of their activities, and their effect continues to be felt within the means we organise, play and reflect on activity this present day.

A Sport-Loving Society offers a variety of groundbreaking essays from the journals that have outlined activity historical past during the last 3 many years. those essays discover the function of the social associations and problems with the Victorian and Edwardian classes in shaping the activities of the English center sessions, together with:

  • education

  • the emancipation of women

  • religion

  • culture and class

  • diplomacy and war.

Showcasing the paintings of fashionable recreation historians, this ebook demonstrates the worth of game as a automobile for the research of wider social swap.

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