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

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

ISBN-10: 0714652458

ISBN-13: 9780714652450

ISBN-10: 0714682292

ISBN-13: 9780714682297

In a time of exceptional political and monetary transformation, the center sessions of Victorian and Edwardian England grew to become imperative avid gamers in a brand new social order. Nowhere did their tradition, values and identification achieve clearer expression than of their activities, and their impression remains to be felt within the approach we organise, play and reflect on activity this day.


A Sport-Loving Society provides a variety of groundbreaking essays from the journals that have outlined recreation heritage during the last 3 many years. those essays discover the position of the social associations and problems with the Victorian and Edwardian classes in shaping the activities of the English heart sessions, together with:




  • education

  • the emancipation of women

  • religion

  • culture and class

  • diplomacy and war.


Showcasing the paintings of favorite game historians, this publication demonstrates the price of game as a motor vehicle for the learn of wider social swap.

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