Tennis Cultural History

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  • Author : Heiner Gillmeister
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 452 pages
  • ISBN : 9780718501952
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Tennis Cultural History

Tennis Cultural History
  • Author : Heiner Gillmeister
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 October 1998
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Supported by a startling wealth of linguistic and documentary research, Gillmeister charts the global evolution of tennis from its origins in the early Middle Ages to the appearance of the modern game in the 20th century. Along the way, he debunks established myths about the history of the game, including those surrounding the invention of the Davis Cup. 136 illustrations, 16 in color.

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  • Author : Robert J. Lake
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 February 2019
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Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate. Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court. This is the first book to undertake a survey of the historical and socio-cultural sweep of tennis, exploring key themes from governance, development and social inclusion to national identity and the role of

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  • Author : Robert J. Lake
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2014
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Winner of the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize 2015- from the British Society for Sports History. From its advent in the mid-late nineteenth century as a garden-party pastime to its development into a highly commercialised and professionalised high-performance sport, the history of tennis in Britain reflects important themes in Britain’s social history. In the first comprehensive and critical account of the history of tennis in Britain, Robert Lake explains how the game’s historical roots have shaped its contemporary structure,

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  • Author : Simon Inglis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Britain's sporting heritage is unrivalled. Most of the sports played at international level today - including football, cricket, rugby, hockey, tennis, bowls and snooker - were developed and codified in this country. But what of sport's architectural heritage? Played in Manchester is the first of a series of titles celebrating this significant, yet often overlooked aspect of our social and cultural history. Over the last two hundred years the Manchester area has, at one time or another, been a leading

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  • Author : Victoria Sherrow
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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A detailed history of the sport of tennis including its origins, evolution, cultural and sociological aspects, major tournaments, and outstanding players.

Sports around the World History Culture and Practice 4 volumes

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  • Author : John Nauright
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 06 April 2012
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This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. • Nearly 900 entries cover most aspects of sport from around the world • Contributions from more than 200 distinguished scholars, such as Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck • Entries on players,

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  • Author : Steve Beauchampe,Simon Inglis
  • Publisher : Played in Britain
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Played in Birmingham is the fifth book in a groundbreaking English Heritage series celebrating Britain’s rich and diverse sporting heritage.Lavishly illustrated and adopting a completely new approach to the study of sporting and urban history, Played in Birmingham leads readers along a trail of fascinating locations and little known buildings, landscapes and waterscapes, in all corners of the city and its surrounds.Birmingham is a city founded upon hard work, enterprise and civic pride. Its stock of historic