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By Jean Williams

This book is an old survey of women’s sport from 1850-1960. It seems at the various more moderen methodological ways to writing activities historical past and increases questions on how the historical past of women’s game has up to now been formed by way of educational writers. Questions explored during this textual content comprise: What are the clean views and newly on hand resources for the historian of women’s game? How do those take ahead tested debates on women’s position in carrying tradition and what novel ways do they recommend? How can our appreciation of style, trip, foodstuff and scientific background be complicated by way of women’s involvement in activity? How will we use the various present principles and methodologies within the contemporary literature at the background and sociology of activity as a way to glance afresh at women’s participation? Jean Williams’s unique learn on those subject matters and extra might be an invaluable source for students within the fields of activities, women’s reports, historical past and sociology.

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