Pleasure, Profit, Proselytism: British Culture and Sport at Home and Abroad, 1700-1914

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Psychology Press, 1988 - Social Science - 284 pages
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This book examines aspects of sport which Britain nurtured within its own culture and also transmitted to overseas territories with the expansion of empire.
  

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Contents

An Economic
7
Chauvinism
21
Social Stratification and Participation
42
Football and the Urban Way of Life
67
John Guthrie Kerr
86
Coarse Fishing
105
A Tangible
144
Sport
163
Sport
193
Social Darwinism Private Schooling
215
Cricket and Colonialism in
231
Colonial
258
Index
273
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