Overview:A People's History of Tennis - People's History People's History - ***Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2020*** Pristine lawns, tennis whites, strawberries and cream, tennis is synonymous with the upper echelons of society, but scratch beneath the surface and you'll quickly discover a different history, one of untold struggles on and off the courts. From the birth of modern tennis in Victorian Britain to the present day, we bear witness to struggles around sexuality, gender, race and class that have transformed the nature of tennis and sport itself. A People's History of Tennis is populated by diverse voices, recounting the sport's gay origins, 'Workers' Wimbledon', battles for gender equality and more. Going beyond centre court, this book reveals the hidden history of the game, providing a rich account of the challenges faced and victories won.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725644-9780745339658. It was written by the following authors: David Berry. Book A People's History of Tennis - People's History People's History, which can be read online, published by the company: Pluto Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Cultural Highlights, Sports Books. The book was published on 2020-05-20 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 317 g. File for download A People's History of Tennis - People's History People's History has PDF format and is called a-peoples-history-of-tennis-peoples-history-peoples-history.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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