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The Most Important Photograph in the History of Women's Olympic Participation: Jennie Fletcher and the British 4×100 Freestyle relay team at the Stockholm 1912 Games
(Taylor and Francis, 2012-05)
When Charlotte Cooper, a tennis player, won Britain's first women's gold medal at the Olympic Games in Paris in 1900, she was part of a middle-class amateur tradition. Jennie Fletcher (1890–1968) was a very different ...
Sport, History and Literature: Approaches, Methods, Critiques, DMU September 2008
After a series of one- day conferences on this theme in 2005 and 2007 Jeff Hill and Jean Williams of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture organised a special two-day international conference on sport, ...
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 Women’s Olympics 1921-1934 and International Relations
(Academic Verlag, 2014-12-01)
The articles is an overview of the Women's Olympics Games 1921-1934 as a transnational movement advocating for increased opportunities for women generally.
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 ...
Women and Soccer: Research Agendas and Policy Debates
Jean Williams of De Montfort University delivered the opening plenary, Women and Soccer: Research Agendas and Policy Debates, at The Futures of Women's Soccer Symposium held at Duke University's Forum for Scholars and ...
Futures of Women's Soccer Panel: The Role of Media
Jean Williams Chaired the session on the relationship between the media and women's soccer with Shireen Ahmed, Writer and Blogger; Jennifer Doyle, Professor, University of California, Riverside; Sarah Gehrke, Media Relations ...
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 ...
'When Two Elephants Fight, It is the Grass That Suffers'
(Football Scholars Forum, 2014-12-11)
In 1998 I spent some time in Namibia for the second World Conference on Women in Sport. I had a dual purpose to collect information on women’s football in Namibia for my PhD thesis and to raise my awareness of the issues ...
Gwenda Stewart [née Glubb; other married names Janson; Hawkes], Gwenda Mary (1894–1990), racing driver,
(Oxford University Press, 2013-05-30)
Gwenda Stewart [née Glubb; other married names Janson; Hawkes], Gwenda Mary (1894–1990), racing driver, was born at Burnaby Villas, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, on 1 June 1894, the daughter of Frederic Manley Glubb ...