Identify and discuss the sports played by the rich, the middle class, and the working class in the early 19th century. What role did women's sports play in each of these classes?
For starters, in the Regency period of England, Jane Austin's era, women did not take part in sporting events as we understand them today. There were no women's basketball teams, cricket teams etc. P.E. was not taught in school.
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