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The Resource Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard

Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard

Label
Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football
Title
Barbarians, gentlemen and players
Title remainder
a sociological study of the development of rugby football
Statement of responsibility
Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1979, this classic study of the development of rugby from folk game to its modern Union and League forms has become a seminal text in sport history. In a new epilogue the authors provide sociological analysis of the major developments in international ruby that have taken place since 1979, with particular attention to the professionalism that was predicted in the first edition of this text. Sports lovers, rugby fans and students of the history and sociology of sport will find it invaluable. Rugby football is descended from winter 'folk games' which were a deeply rooted
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Cataloging source
MT4IT
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Dunning, Eric
Dewey number
796.333
Index
index present
LC call number
GV945.85.S65
LC item number
D86 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sheard, Kenneth
Series statement
Sport in the global society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rugby football
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Rugby football
Label
Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-302) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Folk-antecedents and transitional forms of football in the public schools -- pt. 2. The modernization of rugby football -- pt. 3. The development of rugby football as a modern sport
Control code
252751946
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203491713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252751946
Label
Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-302) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Folk-antecedents and transitional forms of football in the public schools -- pt. 2. The modernization of rugby football -- pt. 3. The development of rugby football as a modern sport
Control code
252751946
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203491713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252751946

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