A STUDY ON THE INTRODUCTION AND INSTITUCIONALIZATION OF RUGBY IN BRAZIL

UM ESTUDO SOBRE A INTRODUÇÃO E INSTITUCIONALIZAÇÃO DO RUGBY NO BRASIL

Diego Monteiro Gutierrez Victor Sá Ramalho Antonio Thiago Kater Marco Antonio Bettine de Almeida About the authors

ABSTRACT

This article aims to discuss, through documentary research, the introduction and institutionalization of rugby in Brazil specifically covering the period from 1891 to 1940. The historical approach involves the systematization of documentary research, using sources such as newspapers dating from the last decades the nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth and documents of the time. In order to build a mode narrative and demonstrate that despite the narrow base of participants and only recent media interest, The modality had an interested, although limited, group of participants and practitioners in Brazil since the early twentieth century.

Keywords:
Rugby; History; Sociology; Brazilian Rugby.

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