British Society of Sports History

Promoting the Study of the History of Sport

Winner of the 2015 prize for best article in Sport in History

publication date: Nov 30, 2016

The winner of the prize for the best article published in Sport in History was Angela Schattner's ‘For the Recreation of Gentlemen and Other Fit Persons of the Better Sort’: Tennis Courts and Bowling Greens as Early Leisure Venues in Sixteenth- to Eighteenth-Century London and Bath. 

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