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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Personal Museums': My World Cup Memories and Memeorabilia
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-06-18)
Jean Williams of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture De Montfort University and John O'Shea of the National Football Museum discussed the importance of the new work 'Personal Museums' with artists from ...
A History of World Cup Posters 1930-2014
(Hofstra University, NY, 2014-04-10)
The paper presented an overview of the development of World Cup posters from the inaugural 1930 tournament to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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 ...
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 ...
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