How The Game Was Played: Essays In Sports History by Wary VamplewHow The Game Was Played: Essays In Sports History by Wary Vamplew

How The Game Was Played: Essays In Sports History

byWary Vamplew

Paperback | September 30, 2016

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This work by the award-winning sports historian goes beyond scores and results to present a unique view of Britain's sporting past.
Emeritus Professor of Sports History, University of Stirling; Visiting Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University; Special Projects Editor, International Journal of the History of Sport.
Title:How The Game Was Played: Essays In Sports HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.58 inPublished:September 30, 2016Publisher:Edward Everett RootLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911204297

ISBN - 13:9781911204299


Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Practising Sports History: Analysing the Game: Evidence and Knowledge in Sports History. Sporting Conduct: Sports Crowd Disorder in Britain 1870-1914: Causes and Controls; Bulimic Practices and Alcohol Consumption: Performance Enabling and Performance Enhancing Mechanisms in Nineteenth-Century British Sport; 'Remembering Us Year After Year': The Glasgow Charity Cup 1876-1966. Field Sports: Sports Without Rules: Hunting, Shooting and Fishing in Edwardian; Captains Courageous: the Gentleman Rider in British Horseracing 1866-1914. Horseracing: Reduced Horsepower: The Jockey Club and the Regulation of British Horseracing; A Modern Sport? 'From Ritual to Record' in British Horseracing (with Joyce Kay); Golf: Women to the Fore: Accommodation and Resistance at the British Golf Club before 1914; The Rough and the Fairway: Processes and Problems in Ryder Cup Team Selection 1927-2006; Child Work or Child Labour? The Caddie Question in Edwardian Golf. Sporting Heritage: Facts and Artefacts: Sports Museums and Sports Historians; Taking a Gamble or a Racing Certainty: Sports Museums and Public Sports History.