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    (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching The moral of today's story is that people used to do terrible things to animals in the name of sport Interspersed with fascinating tidbits about dueling with rubber bullets and auto polo Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports documents the nauseating practices of bear dog and monkey baiting and so much It describes mass hunts conducted in arenas by royalty and nobles were hundreds if not thousands of

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    Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports Fox Tossing is a brief survey of monumentally brutal and dumb things we have entertained ourselves with over the past couple thousand years A fair warning humans are truly dick weasels when it comes to animal cruelty until the last hundred years or so A fair number of the games are empathy clenching blood spor

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    (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports A charming dippable trawl through some of the sports and games that time forgot the author writes well and has uncovered som

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    Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download So many weird sports

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    Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download I expected there to be 8 12 sports each given a chapter but instead the book covers ninety This leads to some interesting diversity but unfortunately all the treatments are fairly superficialI was concerned that the book's low rating might reflect an issue of scholarship but it seems most object to the treatment of animals describe

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    Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download A fascinating collection about sports that have been practiced by humans across the ages Some of it is funny some of it is gruesome and others yet just leave you scratching your head This is definitely not for those who are faint at heart or do not want to read about animal cruelty as unfortunately many sports used to involve the maltreatment of animals It is interesting to read about all these sporting activities and see how they emerge

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    (Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports) [E–book] ´ Edward Brooke–Hitching Edward Brooke Hitching's trawl through the archives of forgotten and abandoned sports entertainments and pastimes is mostly

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    Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports I just adored this journey through the out and out bonkers past times that used to keep our ancestors from getting bored At times I had tears of laughter from even just phrases like Dwile Flonking and admittedly I did keep turning to the autho

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  • Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports
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  • 08 March 2020
  • 9781471149009

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Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports Er all who would ever think to bring back Fox Tossing a popular sport for men and women in 18th century Germany As the name suggests it would involve dozens of couples pairing up and standing 20 25 feet apart in an enclosed field each holding one end of a net and then they would pull hard at both ends as the fox ran past sending it flying high into the air There are many other sports revealed within these pages that are unlikely ever to make an appearance on Sky Sport. I expected there to be 8 12 sports each given a chapter but instead the book covers ninety This leads to some interesting diversity but unfortunately all the treatments are fairly superficialI was concerned that the book s low rating might reflect an issue of scholarship but it seems most object to the treatment of animals described within This was actually my main reason for reading the book and I found the difference in values fascinating particularly when there were primary sources uoted

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Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports For those who enjoyed the uirkiness of Schott's Miscellany the erudition of The Etymologicon or the extremes of The Dangerous Book for Boys this is the perfect read From Spile Troshing to Mumble a Sparrow Edward Brooke Hitching has researched through piles of dusty tomes to bring vividly back to life some of the most curious dangerous and downright bizarre sports and pastimes that mankind has ever devised before thinking better of it and erasing it from the memory Aft. Some dude just entranced our dog motor paragliding over our garden Of course I ve gotta read this Those who can do Those that can t read

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Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 7 Free download Summary · eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free read Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports S such as Firework Boxing which is just as dangerous as it sounds Meanwhile Ski Ballet may not have been so risky but Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee's signature move the Suzy Split a complete forward split while balanced on the tips of her skis was probably not one to try at home An intriguing entertaining and occasionally shocking insight into the vivid imaginations of mankind across the years Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports is an unforgettable rea. A fascinating collection about sports that have been practiced by humans across the ages Some of it is funny some of it is gruesome and others yet just leave you scratching your head This is definitely not for those who are faint at heart or do not want to read about animal cruelty as unfortunately many sports used to involve the maltreatment of animals It is interesting to read about all these sporting activities and see how they emerged from training for combat the channelling of human s innate aggression or the search for entertainment and dare devilry But the book could have benefitted from the author drawing out some general observations and connections about all the sports mentioned or at the least it could have been thematically organised