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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 ...
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 ...