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Robert Colls

in This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 sees the parish as a platform for belonging, and sport and custom as celebrations of that belonging. It opens with Edwin Butterworth, a well-connected journalist working for Edward Baines, ... More


England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Emma Griffin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study looks at the relationship between popular recreations and the spaces in which they took place, and in doing so it provides a history of how England enjoyed itself during the long ... More


This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960

Robert Colls

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is a history of sport as one of England’s great civil cultures. It addresses ‘sports’ as athletic competitions, ‘sport’ as fun and games and showing off, and sporting occasions as a mixture of ... More


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