Britain and the World

Sport and the British World, 1900-1930

Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond

Authors: Nielsen, E.

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This book provides a lively study of the role that Australians and New Zealanders played in defining the British sporting concept of amateurism. In doing so, they contributed to understandings of wider British identity across the sporting world.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Nielsen, Erik

    Pages 1-24

  • The Commercialisation of Australasian Amateur Athletics

    Nielsen, Erik

    Pages 25-56

  • The Role of Race and Class in Defining the Australasian Amateur Community

    Nielsen, Erik

    Pages 57-91

  • ‘Imperialism and Nationalism in Action’? Reconfiguring the Athletic Relationship with Britain

    Nielsen, Erik

    Pages 92-120

  • North American Cousins: Relations with the United States and Canada

    Nielsen, Erik

    Pages 121-151

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-39851-2
  • Digitally watermarked, no DRM
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • eBooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-39850-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sport and the British World, 1900-1930
Book Subtitle
Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond
Authors
Series Title
Britain and the World
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39851-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137398512
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39850-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 257
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