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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 ...
Women’s Football During World War One
(Shire Publications Ltd, 2014-10-31)
Prior to the World War One, women’s football had a rocky existence. The earliest organised game seems to have taken place on 9 May 1881 when a team calling themselves England played a side named Scotland at Easter Road, ...
Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, and Olympic title holder
(Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Oxford University Press http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443, 2014-10-01)
The Welsh champion Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, was born at 290 Bute Street, St Mary, Cardiff, on 10 August 1889, the daughter of George Steer, master draper, and his wife, Annie Charlotte, née Lewis. On 15 July 1912 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
The Road to Rio Public Lecture Series
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-03-26)
http://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/events/events-calendar/2014/march/icshc-the-road-to-rio.aspx Approaching the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, the National Football Museum in Manchester and the International Centre for Sports ...
Women and Sport or Women’s Sport?
This is the introductory chapter to the book and sets out the terminology to be used such as women's sport, contemporary history and the changing etymology of the word sport.