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By Mike Huggins,Jack Williams

A thorough, cutting edge but exciting and readable research of recreation as an expression of the values and social kin of a kingdom. masking the years among the 2 global Wars, the primary position of activity in English lifestyles is introduced into sharp concentration, supplying perception into problems with gender, classification, faith and locality, principles of morality, continuity and alter, and what it intended to be English in this pivotal time.

Themes comprise:

  • the nature of activity and its position in nationwide existence

  • how recreation used to be portrayed within the media and during the activities stars of the age

  • tradition and alter in activity and in society

  • gaining which means from recreation: the pursuit of delight, an ethical code, and concepts of Englishness

  • class, social clash and social cohesion.

This unique and lucid research is perfect for college kids of game and social background, and a person with an curiosity within the social position of game.

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