The Sporting Life of the City
This chapter outlines the social history of sport in the city of Hull since the early 1800s, outlining how industrialisation led to the rise of mass-spectator sport and gave the city its unique sporting configuration.
Citation : Collins, T. and Dawson, V.S. (2017) The Sporting Life of the City. In: Starkey,D.J., Atkinson, D., McDonagh, B., McKeon, S. and Salter, E. (eds) Hull: Culture, History and Place. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp.179-205.
ISSN : 9781781384206
Research Group : International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Peer Reviewed : Yes
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