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cock-fighting

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History.

A ferocious blood‐sport, probably introduced by the Romans, in which intensively trained gamecocks with metal or bone spurs were set to fight, usually to the death, on a stage in a circular...

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cock-fighting

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 280 words.

A form of animal-baiting or blood sport practised in ancient cultures and widely popular from the 14th century in Britain,

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Sport

Mike Cronin.

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 152 pages.

Sport is big business, international in nature, and the focus of much media and cultural attention. Sport: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of sport, from its traditional...

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