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Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

Routledge – 2005 – 320 pages

Series: Routledge Sports Reference Series

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Description

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 all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with particular emphasis on the social history and 'traditional' aspects. It contains several hundred entries focusing on individual sports and others providing analysis of key concepts, themes and terminologies.

The Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports is an invaluable reference that provides students, scholars and sports enthusiasts with a focussed and authoritative source of information on the history and culture of rural sport in Britain.

Name: Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew. 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 all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several...
Categories: British History, Social & Cultural History, Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Sports History