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Kit: Selling sports-clothing in Britain 1870-1950
This presentation combines the interests of Dil Porter, who has worked on sport and business history, and Jean Williams, who is interested in sporting fashion and textile history. It looks at methodological issues in tracing ...
Sport and Literature A Special Issue of Sport in History: Introduction
(Taylor and Francis, 2009-06)
This special issue of Sport in History presents the work of several academics who explore the literary representation of sport. The article discusses the methodology of using literature to study sport.
'The Curious Mystery of the ‘Olimpick Games’: did Shakespeare know Dover…and does it matter?’
(Taylor and Francs, 2009-06)
The First half of the article looks ar the period 1612 to 1642 when Robert Dover reinvented the existing Cotswold Games as annual 'Olimpick' celebrations of sport and, to an extent, popular culture. The second section ...