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Disreputable Pleasures: Less Virtuous Victorians at Play

Disreputable Pleasures

Less Virtuous Victorians at Play

Taylor and Francis (2003)

Many historians have claimed that respectability was the sharpest line of social division in...

Sport and the English, 1918-1939: Between the Wars
Taylor and Francis (2005)

A thorough, innovative yet entertaining and readable analysis of sport as an expression of the...

The Visual in Sport
Taylor and Francis (2013)

This comprehensive, novel and exciting interdisciplinary collection brings together leading...

Flat Racing and British Society, 1790-1914: A Social and Economic History
Taylor and Francis (2014)

2001 North American Society for Sports History Book of the Year This volume studies the formative...

Match Fixing and Sport: Historical Perspectives

Match Fixing and Sport

Historical Perspectives

Match-Fixing and Sport studies match-fixing in historical perspective, revealing how match-fixing...

Vice and the Victorians
Bloomsbury Publishing (2015)

Vice and the Victorians explores the ways the Victorian world gave meanings to the word 'vice', and...

Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century
Boydell & Brewer (2018)

Horse racing was the first and longest-lasting of Britain's national sports.

Horseracing and the British, 1919–39
Manchester University Press (2013)

A detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society and an exploration...