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A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects
(International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University and the National Football Museum, 2014-05-10)
The idea for a football world cup grew out of the popularity of Olympic football tournaments; an increasing number of international competitions and improved communications networks in global sport. This booklet uses twenty ...
Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body – Introduction
This is an introductory essay for the editied collection entitled ‘Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body’. As well as giving an overview of the six articles in the collection, the introduction seeks to give an overview of sport ...
From Sportswear to Leisurewear: The Evolution of English Football League Shirt Design in the Replica Kit Era.
The football shirt is of iconic significance, defining a club's visual identity through its role as sporting uniform and fan identifier, providing a canvas for commercial interactions and increasingly acting as the focus ...
Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body
Sport has had such a profound influence upon the clothing, footwear and accessory industries that the sartorial choices of every reader of Sport in History will inevitably have been affected. This certainty is not based ...
The Road to Rio: The Cultural History and Globalisation of the World Cup 1930-2014
(The British Library London and the ICSHC, De Montfort University, Leicester, 2014-05-23)
Academic conference hosted by the British Library and the International Centre for Sport History and Culture De Montfort University 9.30-9.45: Introduction (Jean Williams and Jude England) 9.45-10.30: David Goldblatt ...
Globalising Women's Football: Europe, Migration and Professionalisation
(Peter Lang, 2013-07-22)
With an estimated 26 million female players globally (6 million based in Europe), the evolution of football has been dramatic. Growth in the women’s game has led to more widespread player migration as new forms of ...
The Road to Rio Public Lecture Series
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-03-26)
http://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/events/events-calendar/2014/march/icshc-the-road-to-rio.aspx Approaching the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, the National Football Museum in Manchester and the International Centre for Sports ...
Personal Museums': My World Cup Memories and Memeorabilia
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-06-18)
Jean Williams of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture De Montfort University and John O'Shea of the National Football Museum discussed the importance of the new work 'Personal Museums' with artists from ...
A History of World Cup Posters 1930-2014
(Hofstra University, NY, 2014-04-10)
The paper presented an overview of the development of World Cup posters from the inaugural 1930 tournament to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Given the Boot: Reading the Ambiguities of British and Continental Football Boot Design
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-01)
The robust design of the mass-produced British football boot from the late nineteenth century onwards appeared to evolve rather slowly compared with subsequent lightweight, flexible ‘continental’ fabrication. However, with ...