By J.A. Mangan,J. A. Mangan
In a time of extraordinary political and monetary transformation, the center periods of Victorian and Edwardian England turned vital avid gamers in a brand new social order. Nowhere did their tradition, values and id achieve clearer expression than of their activities, and their effect remains to be felt within the method we organise, play and give some thought to game at the present time.
A Sport-Loving Society provides a variety of groundbreaking essays from the journals that have outlined game heritage during the last 3 many years. those essays discover the position of the social associations and problems with the Victorian and Edwardian classes in shaping the activities of the English heart periods, together with:
- the emancipation of women
- culture and class
- diplomacy and war.
Showcasing the paintings of admired activity historians, this publication demonstrates the price of game as a car for the examine of wider social switch.
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