'Nothing specifically Jewish in athletics'? sport, physical recreation and the Jewish youth movement in London, 1895–1914.

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dc.contributor.author Dee, David Gareth en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-01T13:18:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-01T13:18:55Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Dee, D. (2009) 'Nothing specifically Jewish in athletics'? sport, physical recreation and the Jewish youth movement in London, 1895–1914. London Journal, 34(2), pp. 81-100. en
dc.identifier.issn 17496322
dc.identifier.issn 03058034
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/7434
dc.description.abstract Between 1880 and 1914, London became the permanent home for thousands of Jewish immigrants hailing from Eastern Europe. This paper explores the significant role played by sport and physical recreation in the so-called 'Anglicisation' of the Jewish immigrant children within a newly created network of youth clubs and social and sporting organisations. While many established English Jews believed that introducing and promoting British sport among the 'alien' children was an effective means of 'Anglicisation', sections within the Jewish community soon began to fear that the focus on physical recreation was undermining traditional Jewish culture and contributing to a 'drift' towards religious indifference and apostasy. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Maney Publishing en
dc.subject Jewish children in Britain en
dc.subject Sport en
dc.subject Immigrants en
dc.subject Minorities en
dc.subject Youth Clubs en
dc.subject Anglicisation en
dc.title 'Nothing specifically Jewish in athletics'? sport, physical recreation and the Jewish youth movement in London, 1895–1914. en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174963209X442405


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