A Social History of Tennis in Britain

  title={A Social History of Tennis in Britain},
  author={Robert J. Lake},
  • R. Lake
  • Published 3 October 2014
  • History, Economics
1. The Emergence of Lawn Tennis in Late-Nineteenth-Century Britain 2. Representations of Social Class and Gender in Early Lawn Tennis Playing Styles, Etiquette and Fashions 3. Clubs, Tournaments and "Pot-Hunting" in Pre-War Lawn Tennis 4. The LTA's Struggle for Legitimacy: Early Efforts in Talent Development, Coaching and the Retention of Amateurism 5. British Tennis as an Imperial Tool: International Competitions, Racial Stereotypes and Shifting British Authority 6. Reconciliation and… 

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