People of Prowess

People of Prowess : Sport, Leisure and Labor in Early Anglo-America

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 25.4mm | 544g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252022475
  • 9780252022470

Table of contents

Sport in the old world -- A grand scheme -- Change and persistence in colonia sporting life, 1620s-1670s -- Sports and colonial popular culture, 1680s-173 -- Sport and rank making in the Chesapeake -- Mid-eighteenth-century sportin styles -- Taverns and sports -- Upper- and middle-rank "leisure" and sports Epilogue : people of prowess.show more

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