Sport and the British World, 1900–1930

Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond

  • Erik Nielsen

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

About this book


This book provides a lively study of the role that Australians and New Zealanders played in defining the British sporting concept of amateurism. In doing so, they contributed to understandings of wider British identity across the sporting world.


Britishness The British Empire Imperialism Sport Athletics Amateurism Australasia Australia New Zealand Britain Canada The USA America concept Great Britain identity imperialism play understanding USA

Authors and affiliations

  • Erik Nielsen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of New South WalesAustralia
  2. 2.Honorary AcademicMacquarie UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48538-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39851-2
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