Choosing to run: a history of gender and athletics in Kenya, c. 1940s - 1980s
Choosing to Run: A History of Athletics and Gender in Kenya, c. 1940s – 1980s explores the history of gender and athletics in Kenya, with focus on the Rift Valley Province, from the onset of late colonial rule in the 1940s through the professionalisation of the sport during the last decades of the twentieth century.
The first two empirical chapters provide a history of athletics during the colonial period. The first highlights the continuity of ideas about sport and masculi...Expand abstract
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