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(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-07-23)
Amateur and Professional Debates in European women's Football 1950-1980
This conference presentation gave an overview of the development of female football player migration and labour issues from the 1950s to the 1980s. It explored different kinds of movement and migration as well as characterising ...
History and Football
The People’s Game and the People’s War: Football, Nation and Class in Britain, 1939-1945
The image of World War Two as a ‘people’s war,’ during which a new sense of British national identity was forged, has initiated considerable scholarly inquiry in recent years. Some have argued for a remaking of Britishness ...
Driving Engagement in Heritage Sites Using Personal Mobile Technology
(Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2016-03-25)
In a recent UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project researchers from De Montfort University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Durham have collaborated with two community heritage ...
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 ...
Prisoners of Britain: German civilian and combatant internees during the First World War.
(Manchester University Press, 2012)
F. Matthias Alexander and Mabel Elsworth Todd: Proximities, practices and the psycho-physical
Proximities in the work of F. Matthias Alexander and Mabel Elsworth Todd are examined for the first time. There are close geographical proximities in their location and to those in their respective circles during the ...
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 ...
Introduction: The Empire and Commonwealth Games and the Challenge of History
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This is the introduction to a special issue of the journal Sport in Histiry, dedicated to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It provides a survey of the event's history and historiography, raises critical questions ...