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Athletic competition in pre-industrial Wales, c.1066-c.1880

Emma Lile

Athletic competition in pre-industrial Wales, c.1066-c.1880

by Emma Lile

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Phil) - University of Birmingham, School of Sports Sciences.

Statementby Emma Lile.
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Open LibraryOL21763655M

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Emma Lile About The Author Having graduated in Music and Sport and Recreation Studies from the University of Birmingham, followed by an MPhil in pre-industrial athletic competition in Wales, Emma Lile was awarded her MA in Welsh Ethnological Studies at Cardiff University, and completed her PhD on Welsh rural sports at the University of South Wales.

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