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Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport

Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith

Series Editor: J A Mangan, Boria Majumdar

Routledge – 2000 – 216 pages

Series: British Politics and Society

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Description

The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon.

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Name: Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian SmithSeries Editor: J A Mangan, Boria Majumdar. The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This...
Categories: Social & Cultural History, Sports History