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Titles on sport and sporting history, games and leisure activities.

British Sport

British Sport:

A Social History

By Dennis Brailsford

A survey of British sport, from the Middle Ages to the present, placing sport in the wider ambit of British life and examining its social implications.

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ISBN: 9780718829773
£20.25
C.T. Studd

C.T. Studd:

Cricketer and Pioneer

By Norman Grubb

The biography of one of the greatest cricketers of his time, who became a missionary and founded the Worldwide Evangelisation Crusade.

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ISBN: 9780718830281
£13.25

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ISBN: 9780718842468
£7.31 + VAT

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ISBN: 9780718842475
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ISBN: 9780718842482
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Cricket's Biggest Mystery

Cricket's Biggest Mystery:

The Ashes

By Ronald Willis

A fascinating study of the origin of the Ashes and the early development of Test cricket.

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ISBN: 9780718825881
£21.75
The Games People Play

The Games People Play:

Theology, Religion, and Sport

By Robert Ellis

An exploration of modern sport as a theologically significant activity, revealing sport's own quasi-religious aspects and its complex history with Christianity.

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ISBN: 9780718893712
£24.50

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ISBN: 9780718843243
£21.00 + VAT
Handbook of Cubik Math

Handbook of Cubik Math

By Alexander H. Frey Jr and David Singmaster

A clear explanation of the mathematics that underlies comprehension of Rubik's Cube, and how the cube can be used to grasp the fundamentals of group theory.

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ISBN: 9780718892098
£16.50
Playing Cards of the World

Playing Cards of the World:

A Collector's Guide

By Kathleen Wowk

A scholarly but accessible history of playing cards, emphasising the diversity of design and usage in different countries, including tips on preservation.

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ISBN: 9780718824082
£32.75
Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale

Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale:

Sport, Health and Exercise in eighteenth-century England

By Julia Allen

An exploration of the history of British sport, viewed through the lens of the life and work of Samuel Johnson and his friend and correspondent Hester Thrale.

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ISBN: 9780718892760
£21.00

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ISBN: 9780718840983
£13.13 + VAT

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ISBN: 9780718841003
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ISBN: 9780718840990
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A Taste for Diversions

A Taste for Diversions:

Sport in Georgian England

By Dennis Brailsford

An essential text for students and general readers alike, exploring some of the most important years in the formation of our sporting heritage.

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ISBN: 9780718829810
£20.25
Well Played

Well Played:

A Christian Theology of Sport and the Ethics of Doping

By Michael R. Shafer

A treatise on how Christian moral theology can make a distinctive and valuable contribution to the debate over the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport.

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ISBN: 9780718894337
£19.50

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ISBN: 9780718844592
£16.00 + VAT