A Contemporary History of Women's Sport, Part One: Sporting by Jean Williams

By Jean Williams

This book is an historic survey of women’s sport from 1850-1960. It appears to be like at many of the more moderen methodological ways to writing activities historical past and increases questions on how the background of women’s game has up to now been formed through educational writers. Questions explored during this textual content comprise: What are the clean views and newly on hand assets for the historian of women’s recreation? How do those take ahead verified debates on women’s position in carrying tradition and what novel ways do they recommend? How can our appreciation of favor, go back and forth, nutrients and scientific heritage be complicated via women’s involvement in game? How do we use many of the present rules and methodologies within the contemporary literature at the historical past and sociology of recreation as a way to glance afresh at women’s participation? Jean Williams’s unique examine on those themes and extra should be an invaluable source for students within the fields of activities, women’s experiences, heritage and sociology.

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