Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Olympism and Pastoralism in British Sporting Literature
(Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015-07-30)
This chapter explores the pastoralism of early modern British sport, evident in the first printed texts in English. These processes accelerated from 1612 onwards, as versions of “Olimpick,” “Ho-Limpyc,” “Olympian,” and ...
Knitting and the Olympic Games: clothing, competition, culture and commerce
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-01)
A critical survey of some of the ways in which knitting has inter-acted with the Olympic Games and its predecessors.
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 ...