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Sport in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Alan Bairner.

in Ulster Since 1600

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7837 words.

The interplay of politics and sport is a major theme in the social and cultural history of Ulster. The origins of many of the games popular in Ulster today go deep in time. With the rise of...

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Nicholas Freeman.

October 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 248 pages.

Oscar Wilde's disastrous libel suit against the Marquess of Queensberry dominated British newspapers during the spring of 1895. This book shows that the Wilde scandal was just one of many...

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