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Women, Sport and Culture: From The 1948 Olympic Games to Rome 1960
The chapter has two sections. The first looks at the expansion of the Olympic programme for women between 1948 and 1960 and the changing cultural values of Olympism during this time. The second section argues that Olympic ...
Women's Olympic Games 1921-1935
(ABC Clio, 2012-04-01)
This article is a summary of the Women's Olympic Games, founded in 1921 and with a final edition in 1935.
Sir (Albert) Noel Campbell Macklin (1886–1946), racing motor car and warship manufacturer
(Oxford University Press, 2013-05-30)
Sir (Albert) Noel Campbell Macklin (1886–1946), racing motor car and warship manufacturer, was born in Western Australia on 28 October 1886, the eldest son of Charles Campbell Macklin (1866–1918), barrister, and his wife, ...
Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body
10.45-11.25 Dave Day (Manchester Metropolitan University) Victorian/Edwardian Sporting Dress: Male Athletes and Female Swimmers 11.25-11.35 Short break 11.35-12.15 Jean ...
Football Interconnections and Olympic Parallels
This chapter explores the connections between the expansion of women's football during the period between 1917 and 1923 and calls for a separatist Women's Olympic Games, led by Alice Milliat. The Women's Olympic Games held ...
A History of World Cup Posters 1930-2014
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2013-09-02)
The paper gave a historical overview of the World Cup posters from the inaugural 1930 tournament to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. This paper made links with previous Olympic football tournaments and other cultural influences ...
Playing By The Rules: Sport and The Law Exhibition
(The Supreme Court, 2012-07-26)
With a particular focus on the Olympics, the exhibition offers an introduction to how the legal profession has helped support the development and financing of sport over the years - as well as taking a look at some lawyers ...
(ABC Clio, 2012-04-01)
The article is a biographical summary of the career of Danica Patrick, the motor racing driver.
Jane Fletcher, [Jennie] (1890–1968), swimmer and Olympic title holder
(Oxford University Press, 2012-05-01)
Fletcher, Jane [Jennie] (1890–1968), swimmer, was born at 46 Checkett's Road, Belgrave, Leicester, on 19 March 1890, the fourth daughter of John Frederick Fletcher, shoe riveter and later fishmonger, and his wife, Emily, ...
“For the Most Part, The Team Was Given Hospitality of The Most Lavish Sort”: Women’s Hockey, Brooklands and Aspects of Empire
This chapter looks at how different aspects of imperial identity were explored and developed through women's hockey and female racing motorists at Brooklands. Crucial to the imperial project was a degree of lavish hospitality, ...