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Tackling Rugby Myths: Rugby and New Zealand Society, 1854-2004
by Greg Ryan
This book examines many aspects of rugby in New Zealand since about 1854, showing how rugby and identity have been bundled together for over a century, with both nation and game endowed with qualities of egalitarianism, innovation and rural pragmatism that have been promoted on the world stage. It tackles some of the very real myths surrounding this image of the game, dise ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Otago University Press
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