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Sports of Greater Britain

comprising shooting, football, hockey, curling, fishing, cricket, golf, lacrosse : together with a short history of the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association

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Published by Printed for the author at "The Sharholder" in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montreal Amateur Athletic Association -- History.,
  • Montreal Amateur Athletic Association -- Histoire.,
  • Sports -- Great Britain.,
  • Sports -- Grande-Bretagne.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. R. Gilbert.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 05929, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 05929
    ContributionsMontreal Amateur Athletic Association.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (60 fr.).
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23347892M
    ISBN 100665059299

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[W R Gilbert; Montreal Amateur Athletic Association.]. The book is both a condemnation and celebration of the small town culture that puts its young athletes on a pressure-filled pedestal. The New York Times Book Review described it as "a biting indictment of the sports craziness that grips most of American society, while at the same time providing a moving evocation of its powerful allure.".

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The essays examine the history of the Britain and its empire from the 16th century to the 18th and place special emphasis on the intellectual histories of the Three Kingdoms of Britain and.The plates and text between them offer a thorough survey of the sports practised in Great Britain in the first quarter of the nineteenth century.

The subjects covered including riding, fox, stag and otter hunting, beagling, racing, falconry, various types of dogs and horses, shooting grouse, partridge, pheasant, snipe, wild-fowl, bittern.Table of Contents. Acknowledgments ix Abbreviations xi Chapter 1: Introduction: Building Greater Britain 1 The Boundaries of Imperial Discourse: Imagining Greater Britain 3 Greater Britain and Imperial Federation: Variations on a Theme 12 Empire and Ideology 20 Outline of the Book 25 Chapter 2: Global Competition and Democracy 31 Balances of Power: Global Threats and Imperial Responses