The Oval World: A Global History of Rugby

⊆ Find ᥜ The Oval World: A Global History of Rugby  ⊕ Book By Tony Collins ⋏ ⊆ Find ᥜ The Oval World: A Global History of Rugby ⊕ Book By Tony Collins ⋏ Collins narrates this history with magisterial skill, weaving in details of matches with the wider historical and social picture Mihir Bose, The Independent It is truly the definitive work on the game by one of the great experts on the topic Sportsology Readable, exhaustive, grand in scope, carefully crafted, it s a mother lode of material in a book long overdue project The Epoch Times Perfect Shortlist Rugby does not have the literature it deserves, which makes Tony Collins s attempt to tell its story all the noteworthy The Times Collins recounts the global sweep of the sport s history using original sources to cut through myth and hearsay, and revealing an instinct for telling anecdote and detail The Guardian Perfect Choice Magazine It is hard to imagine the subject has ever been covered in such loving detail before Choice Magazine Tony Collins has put together this first full length history of rugby on a global scale and his colourful writing style ensures the book is neither sterile nor boring Rugby World Collins is absolutely brilliant in his recalling of rugby s history International Soccer Network The Oval World is a must have for anyone that is passionate about rugby or even those that are still learning about the sport It s a great reference, perhaps the best title to ever be written about rugby It s that good Bloomsbury continues a tradition of excellent sporting titles, reaffirming why many believe that they are the best in the business International Soccer NetworkA brilliant book Yorkshire Evening Post on A Social History of English Rugby UnionCollins is an outstanding historian an excellent work that is fully deserving of the praise that has justly been heaped upon it Sport and Society on A Social History of English Rugby Union Rugby has always been a sport with as much drama off the field as on it For every thrilling last minute Jonny Wilkinson drop goal to win the World Cup or Jonah Lomu rampage down the touchline for a try there has been a split, a feud, or a controversy The Oval World is the first full length history of rugby on a world scale from its origins in the village based football games of medieval times to the globalized sport of the twenty first century, now played over a hundred countries It tells the story of how a game played in an obscure English public school became the winter sport of the British Empire, spreading to France, Argentina, Japan, and the rest of the world, and commanding a global television audience of over four billion for the last World Cup final It also explores how American football and other games, such as Australian, Canadian, and Gaelic football emerged from their English cousin Featuring the great moments in the game s history and its legendary names David Duckham, Serge Blanco, Billy Boston, and David Campese, alongside Rupert Brooke, King George V, Boris Karloff, Charles de Gaulle, and Nelson Mandela The Oval World investigates just what it is about rugby that enables it to thrive in countries with very different traditions and cultures This is the definitive world history of a truly global rugby. 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    • Format Kindle
    • 1408843706
    • The Oval World: A Global History of Rugby
    • Tony Collins
    • Anglais
    • 05 February 2016

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