Brailsford, Dennis 1925-

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BRAILSFORD, Dennis 1925-

PERSONAL:

Born November 18, 1925, in Mansfield, Nottingham, England. Education: Cambridge University, M.A., 1953; University of Southampton, Ph.D., 1966.

ADDRESSES:

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Lutterworth Press, P.O. Box 60, Cambridge CB1 2NT, England.

CAREER:

Historian and author. North Worcestershire College, Worchestershire, England, former director; University of Birmingham, honorary research fellow. National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureau, England), chair, 1972-77.

WRITINGS:

Sport and Society: Elizabeth to Ann, Routledge and Kegan Paul (London, England), 1969.

Bareknuckles: A Social History of Prize-fighting, Lutterworth Press (Cambridge, England), 1988.

Sport, Time, and Society: The British at Play, Routledge (New York, NY), 1991.

British Sport: A Society History, Barnes and Noble (Lanham, MD), 1992, revised edition, Lutterworth Press (Cambridge, England), 1992.

A Taste for Diversions: Sport in Georgian England, Lutterworth Press (Cambridge, England), 1999.

Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Lutterworth Press Web site,http://www.lutterworth.com/ (November 16, 2003).