Rugby and Revivalism: Sport and Religion in Edwardian Wales

  title={Rugby and Revivalism: Sport and Religion in Edwardian Wales},
  author={G. Morgan},
  journal={The International Journal of the History of Sport},
  pages={434 - 456}
  • G. Morgan
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of the History of Sport
At the turn of the twentieth century two great forces gripped Wales, a nation grappling to assert itself and discover its modern identity. A powerful rugby team captured the nation's imagination just as an unprecedented religious revival swept the land. The conflicts between these social trends would prove a battle for the heart and soul of Welsh people. 
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