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Amateur and Professional Debates in European women's Football 1950-1980
This conference presentation gave an overview of the development of female football player migration and labour issues from the 1950s to the 1980s. It explored different kinds of movement and migration as well as characterising ...
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 ...
Sumatran Rice and 'Miracle' Herbs: Local and International Natural Knowledge in Late-Colonial Guatemala
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-17)
This paper concerns the local and global knowledge networks in which residents of colonial Central America participated. In the last few decades of Spanish rule (c. 1796–1821), members of the Sociedad Económica de Amigos ...
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 ...
Borrowed Words in an Ocean of Objects: Geniza sources and new cultural histories of the Indian Ocean
(Primus Books, 2015-06)
Historical linguistics has much to offer the discipline of history. While recent work on the prehistory of Indian Ocean contacts has turned to historical linguistics to support research into the early circulation of ...