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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 ...
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 ...
Introduction: The Empire and Commonwealth Games and the Challenge of History
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This is the introduction to a special issue of the journal Sport in Histiry, dedicated to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It provides a survey of the event's history and historiography, raises critical questions ...