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Dec 08, 2019 - 14:13 PMBy Tony Collins

Called the greatest game of all by its supporters but often overlooked by the cultural mainstream, no sport is identified with England s northern working class than rugby league This book traces the story of the sport from the Northern Union of the 1900s to the formation of the Super League in the 1990s, through war, depression, boom and deindustrialisation, into aCalled the greatest game of all by its supporters but often overlooked by the cultural mainstream, no sport is identified with England s northern working class than rugby league This book traces the story of the sport from the Northern Union of the 1900s to the formation of the Super League in the 1990s, through war, depression, boom and deindustrialisation, into a new economic and social age Using a range of previously unexplored archival sources, this extremely readable and deeply researched book considers the impact of two world wars, the significance of the game s expansion to Australasia and the momentous decision to take rugby league to Wembley It investigates the history of rugby union s long running war against league, and the sport s troubled relationship with the national media Most importantly, this book sheds new light on issues of social class and working class masculinity, regional identity and the profound impact of the decline of Britain s traditional industries For all those interested in the history of sport and working class culture, this is essential reading.
  • Title: Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History
  • Author: Tony Collins
  • ISBN: 9780203088357
  • Page: 234
  • Format: ebook

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Simon Dec 08, 2019 - 14:13 PM
Rugby League needs someone who can delve the archives and bring an academic rigour to telling the history of the sport Tony Collins unmasks a few myths but deepens any understanding of the social and cultural importance of the sport.
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Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History By Tony Collins Called the greatest game of all by its supporters but often overlooked by the cultural mainstream, no sport is identified with England s northern working class than rugby league This book traces the story of the sport from the Northern Union of the 1900s to the formation of the Super League in the 1990s, through war, depression, boom and deindustrialisation, into aCalled the greatest game of all by its supporters but often overlooked by the cultural mainstream, no sport is identified with England s northern working class than rugby league This book traces the story of the sport from the Northern Union of the 1900s to the formation of the Super League in the 1990s, through war, depression, boom and deindustrialisation, into a new economic and social age Using a range of previously unexplored archival sources, this extremely readable and deeply researched book considers the impact of two world wars, the significance of the game s expansion to Australasia and the momentous decision to take rugby league to Wembley It investigates the history of rugby union s long running war against league, and the sport s troubled relationship with the national media Most importantly, this book sheds new light on issues of social class and working class masculinity, regional identity and the profound impact of the decline of Britain s traditional industries For all those interested in the history of sport and working class culture, this is essential reading.

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