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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 ...
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 ...