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Britain in the world of sport.

University of Birmingham. Physical Education Department.

Britain in the world of sport.

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In Sport and the British, Richard Holt surveys the history of modern sport in Britain (which he distinguishes explicitly from England) from the pre-Victorian era to the contemporary one, although his book is organized more thematically than a significant aspect of this works value lies in the broadness with which it approaches its topic, the author also manages to /5.

The first book of its kind, this lively history of British sport since goes beyond a few great names and moments to explain how sports have changed, what they have meant to ordinary people, and reveals what is especially distinctive about British sport in particular.

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It is played with a bat and ball and involves two competing sides (teams) of 11 players. Learn more. However, at the junior world championships in Grosseto, Italy, three weeks ago, for the first time Britain came away without a single medal. The sport will not grow by dwelling on the past.