Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 30 items

  • Keywords: pastimes x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Conclusion: The Persistence of the Deer-Hunting Culture

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the persistence of the deer-hunting culture in medieval England. It explains that the deer-hunting culture was already well ... More


Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Debra A. Shattuck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book is the first to document the transformation of America’s national pastime from a gender-neutral sport into a highly-gendered “man’s game.” For decades, most modern scholars of sport have ... More


Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Robert F. Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book follows Major League Baseball (MLB)’s history as a sport, a domestic monopoly, a neocolonial power, and an international business. MLB’s challenge has been to market its popular mythology ... More


A Future for Public Service Television

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology. Television is on the verge of both decline and rebirth. Vast technological change ... More


Popular Culture

Richard White and Hsu-Ming Teo

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines popular culture of the British Empire in Australia. It identifies the underlying structural reasons for the emphasis on ‘the popular’ in the creative output of the colonies and ... 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


Some Questions of Kingship

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the activities and pastimes that Alfonso immersed himself in when he was not dealing with important matters of state. Some of these included music, sports, and other kinds of ... More


Heading Out: A History of American Camping

Terence Young

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801454028
eISBN:
9781501712838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454028.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Who are the real campers? Through-hiking backpackers traversing the Appalachian Trail? The family in an SUV making a tour of national parks and sleeping in tents at campgrounds? People committed to ... More


Introduction

Emma Griffin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter discusses the histories of popular recreation in early modern England. It looks at the research previously conducted in this field, which shows that researchers were ... More


Popular recreations

Emma Griffin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the various qualities of popular recreations, such as being events of intrinsic historical interest and occasional moments of release or reversal. It illustrates some of the ... More


Industrial towns and townships, 1750–1840

Emma Griffin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses sports and pastimes that were enjoyed in two contrasting communities in the early nineteenth century: the west Midlands and the West Riding of Yorkshire. It demonstrates the ... More


Space for recreation in industrial England

Emma Griffin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the theme of space. It aims to position the sports and pastimes described in Chapter 6 more firmly within their topographical context. The chapter also discusses these ... More


Artefacts, Sites and Landscapes: Archaeology and Medieval Studies

Christopher Gerrard and Stephen Rippon

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of archaeology in medieval studies in Great Britain. Medieval archaeology has changed beyond all recognition during the twentieth century, emerging from what was little ... More


A People's History of Baseball

Mitchell Nathanson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036804
eISBN:
9780252093920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036804.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Baseball is much more than the national pastime. It has become an emblem of America itself. Stories abound that illustrate baseball's significance in eradicating racial barriers, bringing ... More


Epilogue: The Future of a Pastime

Shana J. Brown

in Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834982
eISBN:
9780824870249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834982.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue discusses the survival and persistence of jinshi in the twentieth century. It considers the rise of a patriotic archaeology that sought to substantiate the great age of Chinese ... More


Writing Local History

John Beckett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book looks at how local history developed from the antiquarian county studies of the sixteenth century through the growth of ‘professional’ history in the nineteenth century, to the recent past. ... More


7 Invented Traditions: Legend, Custom, and Memory

Alexandra Walsham

in The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199243556
eISBN:
9780191725081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243556.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter uses sixteenth- and seventeenth-century antiquarian writing and later folklore to explore the imprint which British and Irish Reformations left upon legendary lore and custom that has ... More


The ambiguity of halal food in Hong Kong

Paul O’Connor

in Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 7 brings an even sharper focus to the discussion of religious practices by looking at the topic of halal food. This chapter sheds an important light on the ambiguity of food choices in Hong ... More


Baseball as a Sport: Creating Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter first covers the history and roots of baseball, a beginning that is ultimately difficult to place. As David Block contends in Baseball before We Knew It, baseball’s roots were planted ... More


Introduction: Football’s Taking Over

Jesse Berrett

in Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041709
eISBN:
9780252050374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041709.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The introduction lays out the rising popularity of the football in the 60s. It was acclaimed as America’s new national pastime by observers as different as Gallup, Liberation News Service, Marshall ... More


View: