Overview:Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story - Sport in the Global Society - The story of the creation of Britain's national game has often been told. According to the accepted wisdom, the refined football games created by English public schools in the 1860s subsequently became the sports of the masses. Football, The First Hundred Years, provides a revisionist history of the game, challenging previously widely-accepted beliefs.Harvey argues that established football history does not correspond with the facts. Football, as played by the 'masses' prior to the adoption of the public school codes is almost always portrayed as wild and barbaric. This view may require considerable modification in the light of Harvey's research. Football's First One Hundred Years provides a very detailed picture of the football played outside the confines of the public schools, revealing a culture that was every bit as sophisticated and influential as that found within their prestigious walls.Football, The First Hundred Years sets forth a completely revisionist thesis, offering a different perspective on almost every aspect of the established history of the formative years of the game. The book will be of great interest to sports historians and football enthusiasts alike.

This book is on page /0d46205a290e930c54bf2f3c279ac018/book/1603725652-9780415350181. It was written by the following authors: Adrian Harvey. Book Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story - Sport in the Global Society, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books. The book was published on 2005-05-17 00:00:00. It has 320 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 658 g. File for download Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story - Sport in the Global Society has PDF format and is called football-the-first-hundred-years-the-untold-story-sport-in-the-global-society.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our goptimiz.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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