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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Empiricist versus sociological history: some comments on the ‘civilizing process’
Authors: Vamplew, Wray
Contact Email: wray.vamplew@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Empiricist
Sociological History
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Vamplew W (2007) Empiricist versus sociological history: some comments on the ‘civilizing process’, Sport in History, 27 (2), pp. 161-171.
Abstract: This paper makes a further contribution to the debate in this journal between Tony Collins and disciples of the theory of the ‘civilizing process’, but this time with reference solely to cricket, a sport ignored by Graham Curry, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard in their reply to Collins.[2] Moreover, whereas Collins focuses his criticisms on the historical method and the associated problems of hindsight, progress and perspective, this paper will concentrate on the use of historical evidence.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/748
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460260701436997
Rights: Published by Taylor & Francis
Affiliation: Sport

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