The Olympic Games, Popular Imperialism and The Woman Question
This chapter looks at the early International Olympic Committee versions of the Olympic Games from 1896-1912 and female access to a range of competitive opportunities. The chapter focuses on sports stars like Lottie Dod, Charlotte 'Chattie' Cooper and Jennie Fletcher.
Citation : Williams, J. (2014) The Olympic Games, Popular Imperialism and The Woman Question. A Contemporary History of Women's Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850-1960. Routledge, pp. 64-90
ISBN : 9780415886017
Research Group : International Centre for Sports History and Culture
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