Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 December 2016

248 Pages | 9 b/w illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526106247

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The Stadium Century

Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Robert W. Lewis

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Modern French History MUP

  • Makes a fundamentally innovative and appealing contribution to modern French and European history
  • Links histories of French urbanism, mass politics and sport through the history of the stadium
  • Illuminates the global connections between France and the world at the level of sporting spaces and practices
  • Draws on original primary source research conducted in archives and libraries in France, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States

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