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

Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard, (electronic resource/)

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
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
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
Series statement
Sport in the global society
Label
Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=105898
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
ocn252751946
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Barbarians, gentlemen and players : a sociological study of the development of rugby football, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=105898
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
ocn252751946
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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