By Jean Williams
This book is an ancient survey of women’s sport from 1850-1960. It appears to be like at a few of the newer methodological techniques to writing activities heritage and increases questions about how the historical past of women’s game has up to now been formed by means 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 recreation? How do those take ahead confirmed debates on women’s position in wearing tradition and what novel ways do they recommend? How can our appreciation of favor, shuttle, meals and scientific historical past be complicated via taking a look at women’s involvement in game? How do we use a number of the present principles and methodologies within the fresh literature at the background and sociology of recreation with a view to glance afresh at women’s participation? Jean Williams’s unique learn on those issues and extra may be an invaluable source for students within the fields of activities, women’s experiences, historical past and sociology.
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