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Sport and Society in Modern France : St Antony's - Richard Holt

Sport and Society in Modern France

St Antony's

Hardcover Published: 29th July 1981
ISBN: 9780333259511
Number Of Pages: 256

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List of Plates Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction: Sport in its Social Context PART I: CASE-STUDIES The Spread of Field Sports The Growth of Gymnastics: Patriotism or Pleasure? The English Sports: Gentlemen and Players Cyclings as a Commercial Spectacle Bullfighting and Cockfighting: he Survival of Regional Culture PART II: MAJOR THEMES The Tradition of Violence: Brutality, Hooliganism and Combativity Sport and Sociability Sport and Status Sport and Politics: Ideology and Recruitment Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9780333259511
ISBN-10: 0333259513
Series: St Antony's
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 29th July 1981
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 2