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The Sporting Life

Victorian Sports and Games

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The Sporting Life by Nancy Fix Anderson
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This lively and intriguing study looks at the way sports both reflected and shaped Victorian society.* Excerpts from 19th-century English writings on sports allow the Victorians speak in their own words about the meaning of sports in their lives * Illuminating and entertaining illustrations of many aspects of Victorian sports include humorous spoofs on sports from Punch magazine* A glossary explains the sometimes arcane terms used in Victorian sports

Author Biography

Nancy Fix Anderson is professor emerita of history at Loyola University New Orleans.
Release date Australia
February 26th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Praeger Publishers Inc
Pages
213
Dimensions
155x235x23
ISBN-13
9780275989996
Product ID
3939850

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