Horseracing and the British 1919-39
Huggins, Mike

Huggins, Mike. Horseracing and the British 1919-39. Manchester University Press 2003. 230p, no ills. Very good paperbound (light cover wear). ** Sociological study, in the publisher's Studies in Popular Culture series. Covers the business of British racing between the wars, the media and the leisure culture of the day, bookmaking and the declining opposition to betting on racing, racecourse life, the "micro-world of the stable," jockeys, trainers, breeders, and owners. Long bibliography. (Published at $26.95) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 16337)


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