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Richard Holt

Full Name: Richard Holt
Number of Works: 21
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ISBN: 0192852299, 9780192852298
Keywords: history, modern, british, sport
Pages: 424
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

This lively and deeply researched history - the first of its kind - goes beyond the great names and moments to explain how British sport has changed since 1800, and what it has meant to ordinary people. It shows how the way we play reflects not just our lives as citizens of a predominantly urban and industrial world, but what is especially distinctive about British sport. Innovators in abandoning traditional, often brutal sports, and in establishing a code of `fair play', the British were also pioneers in popular sports and in the promotion of organized spectator events. Modern media coverage
ISBN: 0340190825, 9780340190821
Keywords: snooker, billiards
Pages: 224
Published: 1974
  • Rating: 60%

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Medical theory a