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The Olympic Games, Popular Imperialism and The Woman Question
This chapter looks at the early International Olympic Committee versions of the Olympic Games from 1896-1912 and female access to a range of competitive opportunities. The chapter focuses on sports stars like Lottie Dod, ...
Association and Rugby Football: Two Codes, One Historiography
This chapter re-considers the relationship between the early forms of association football and rugby football in the mid-nineteenth century and argues that the traditional dichotomy between the two sports is erroneous. ...
Sport and the Home Front: Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-45