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  1. Amateurism in British Sport

    It Matters Not Who Won or Lost?

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Stephen Wagg

    The ideal of the amateur competitor, playing the game for love and, unlike the professional, totally untainted by commerce, has become embedded in many accounts of the development of modern sport. It has proved influential not least because it has underpinned a pervasive impression of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sport and National Identity in the Post-War World

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith

    What is the relationship between sport and national identity? What can sport tell us about changing perceptions of national identity?Bringing together the work of established historians and younger commentators, this illuminating text surveys the last half-century, giving due attention to the place...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith

    Series: British Politics and Society

    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....

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge