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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Association and Rugby Football: Two Codes, One Historiography
This chapter re-considers the relationship between the early forms of association football and rugby football in the mid-nineteenth century and argues that the traditional dichotomy between the two sports is erroneous. ...
Les joueurs de football sont-ils des esclaves? Angleterre et Pays de Galles (1945-1961)
(La Decouverte, 2016-05-04)
(De Gruyter, 2018-02-01)
This is the Afterword to a collection of essays on sport and the Cold war. It summarises the chapters' key themes, relates the collection to existing literature on sport and politics, and looks forward to new research themes.
Sumatran Rice and 'Miracle' Herbs: Local and International Natural Knowledge in Late-Colonial Guatemala
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-17)
This paper concerns the local and global knowledge networks in which residents of colonial Central America participated. In the last few decades of Spanish rule (c. 1796–1821), members of the Sociedad Económica de Amigos ...
To Make Fools Laugh, and Women Blush, and Wise Men Ashamed: Humour in the English Restoration
Borrowed Words in an Ocean of Objects: Geniza sources and new cultural histories of the Indian Ocean
(Primus Books, 2015-06)
Historical linguistics has much to offer the discipline of history. While recent work on the prehistory of Indian Ocean contacts has turned to historical linguistics to support research into the early circulation of ...