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Published by Leicester University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.,
  • Ireland.,
  • Wales.,
  • France,
  • Brittany.,
  • Scotland,
  • Ireland,
  • Wales,
  • Brittany
    • Subjects:
    • Nationalism and sports -- Scotland.,
    • Nationalism and sports -- Ireland.,
    • Nationalism and sports -- Wales.,
    • Nationalism and sports -- France -- Brittany.,
    • Sports -- Scotland -- Sociological aspects.,
    • Sports -- Ireland -- Sociological aspects.,
    • Sports -- Wales -- Sociological aspects.,
    • Sports -- France -- Brittany -- Sociological aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-191) and index.

      Statementedited by Grant Jarvie.
      SeriesSport and nation
      ContributionsJarvie, Grant, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV706.34 .S64 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 198 p.
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL380118M
      ISBN 100718501292
      LC Control Number98042299

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