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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Sport and Leisure.

1. An interpretive community consisting of dedicated followers of any cultural phenomenon, such as a television series or serial or a particular film genre or film star.


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Johan Huizinga

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literature.


A Dutch historian and pioneer of modern forms of cultural history. Huizinga's Homo Ludens—A Study of the Play Element in Culture (1938, English translation 1949) is a...

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country sports

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — History.

1. In a generic sense, an overarching term for sports that are on a local, non-urban scale in a rural and traditional setting. The country fair of the late 18th and early 19th...

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rugby league

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Sport and Leisure.

A thirteen-a-side game played with an oval ball, in which players run with the ball, pass it from hand to hand, and kick it towards an opponent's goalposts in order to score points by way...

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