The Transformation of Lowland Game Shooting in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century: The Neglected Metamorphosis

  title={The Transformation of Lowland Game Shooting in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century: The Neglected Metamorphosis},
  author={John Martin},
  journal={The International Journal of the History of Sport},
  pages={1141 - 1158}
  • John Martin
  • Published 2012
  • History
  • The International Journal of the History of Sport
Scant attention has been devoted to game shooting, an activity regarded neither as a mainstream sporting nor an agricultural activity. This article seeks to address this omission by undertaking a detailed critique of the main changes which have taken place in the organisation of lowland game shooting since the iconic era of the great shoots in the Edwardian period (1901–1910). In particular, it will investigate how a minority sport, which was traditionally regarded as the exclusive preserve of… Expand
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