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Darts in England, 1900-39: A Social History - Studies in Popular Culture (Paperback)
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Darts in England, 1900-39: A Social History - Studies in Popular Culture (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 01/11/2012
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Drawing on an eclectic range of primary and secondary sources Chaplin examines the development of darts in the context of English society in the early twentieth century. He reveals how darts was transformed during the interwar years to become one of the most popular recreations in England, not just amongst working class men and, to a lesser extent, working class women but even (to some extent) among the middle and upper classes. This book assesses the social, economic and cultural forces behind this transformation. This work also considers the growth of the darts manufacturing industry and assesses the overall effect the growing popularity of darts had on interwar society and popular culture, with particular reference to the changing culture and form of the English public house. This original study will be of interest to sports historians, social historians, business historians, sociologists and sports scientists.

Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719089046
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 391 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm

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