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Published: 06 June 2017

400 Pages | 22 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198784517

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Sport and Ireland

A History

Paul Rouse

  • The first ever history of sport in Ireland
  • Locates the history of sport within the wider history of Ireland and Europe
  • Assesses the relationship between sport and national identity, how sport influences policy-making in modern states, and the ways in which sport has been colonized by the media
  • Written using an unparalleled range of sources, many of which have never been used before by historians