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Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology by  J. A Mangan - Paperback - Reprint - 2008 - from House of Our Own and Biblio.co.uk

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Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School: The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

by Mangan, J. A

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2008. This is the first major study of the ethos of games, known as athleticism, that obsessed Victorian and Edwardian public schools and dominated the lives of many school boys; it traces the growth and consolidation of this once powerful ideology and investigates the means by which it was created and sustained; includes photographs (gray & white covers with photo of the 1910 Harrow School cricket team on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment. Reprint. Trade Paperback. As New.


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