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The British Influence in the Birth of Spanish Sport

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dc.contributor.author Rivero Herráiz, Antonio spa
dc.contributor.author Sánchez García, Raúl spa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-27T17:25:50Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-27T17:25:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011 spa
dc.identifier.citation Rivero-Herráiz, A., & Sánchez-García, R. (2011). The British influence in the birth of Spanish sport. International Journal of the History of Sport, 28(13), 1788-1809. spa
dc.identifier.issn 09523367 spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/229
dc.description.abstract Sports started to gain relevance in Spain around the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century as a leisure and health option of the upper classes imported from Britain. Its early development was intertwined with the spread of other kinds of physical activities with much more tradition on the continent: gymnastics and physical education. First played by the ruling classes aristocracy and high bourgeoisie - sports permeated towards petty bourgeoisie and middle classes in urban areas such as Madrid, Barcelona, San Sebastian and Santander. This pattern meant that the expansion of sports was unavoidably tied to the degree of industrialisation and cultural modernisation of the country. Since 1910, and mainly during the 1920s, sport grew in popularity as a spectacle and, to a much lesser degree, as a practice among the Spanish population. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title The British Influence in the Birth of Spanish Sport spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 0.256 JCR (2011) Q2, 27/56 History; Q4, 34/36 Hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/09523367.2011.594686 spa
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess en
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.subject.unesco Investigación histórica spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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