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Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain: A Social and Cultural History

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Called the greatest game of all by its supporters but often overlooked by the cultural mainstream, no sport is more identified with England s northern working class than rugby league.

This book traces the story of the sport from the Northern Union of the 1900s to the formation of the Super League in the 1990s, through war, depression, boom and deindustrialisation, into a ne
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ebook, 272 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Routledge (first published April 10th 2006)
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Simon
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Rugby League needs someone who can delve the archives and bring an academic rigour to telling the history of the sport. Tony Collins unmasks a few myths but deepens any understanding of the social and cultural importance of the sport.
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