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By J. A. Mangan,Sheldon Rothblatt

video games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public faculties. The obsession has develop into widely recognized as athleticism. while it seemed in 1981, this booklet used to be the 1st significant examine of the video games ethos which ruled the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. Written with Professor Mangan's common panache, it has turn into a vintage, the seminal paintings at the social and cultural historical past of recent sport.

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