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Real Roy Of The Rovers Stuff

Author : Barrie Tomlinson
ISBN : 1785312669
Genre : Athletes in literature
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The Association Game

Author : Matthew Taylor
ISBN : 9781317870081
Genre : History
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The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised leisure industries at the beginning of the twenty first century. It covers supporters and fandom, status and culture, big business, the press and electronic media and development in playing styles, tactics and rules. This is the only up to date book on the history of British football, covering the twentieth century shift from amateur to professional and whole of the British Isles, not just England.

The Language Of Sport

Author : Adrian Beard
ISBN : 0415169119
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Looks at sport in its wider social context. Examines the way sport sells itself as an agent of social cohesion and is used to sell products. Explores how sporting texts construct ideas about gender and national identity. Uses examples from events as diverse as Wimbledon tennis, Euro '96 and the World Athletics Championships.

Encyclopedia Of British Football

Author : Richard William Cox
ISBN : 0714652490
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This reference work aims to provide sports enthusiasts, journalists, librarians, students and scholars with an authorative source of information on a comprehensive range of subjects covering the history and organization of football in Britain. Over 250 entries focus on key organisations or individuals, famous clubs, major competitions, events, venues and incidents, institutions and organisations as well as key issues such as gender, racism, commercialization, professionalism and drugs, alcohol and football.

A Necessary Fantasy

Author : Dudley Jones
ISBN : 0815318448
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book addresses a variety of issues through the examination of heroic figures in children's popular literature, comics, film, and television.

Gender Sport And Leisure

Author : Alan Tomlinson
ISBN : UOM:39015077130816
Genre : Social Science
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This title provides a dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted sports studies media & organisations. Gathering together the most cutting-edge data and real-life case studies from around the world - including Great Britain, Australia, Canada, Germany and the United States - this volume presents a unique insight into the issues and ......

Comic Book Hero

Author : Barrie Tomlinson
ISBN : 178531324X
Genre : Caricatures and cartoons
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In the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, children's comics were a massive part of a young person's life. Comic Book Hero tells the inside story of how Barrie Tomlinson built up a successful boys' publishing group at IPC Magazines--now the stuff of legend among nostalgic and modern-day fans of the UK comic scene and its surrounding culture. Barrie started on Tiger comic as a subeditor, went on to be editor, and eventually became head of the Boys' Sport and Adventure Department, in which capacity he launched Roy of the Rovers comic, the new Eagle, Scream, Speed, Wildcat, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles, and Toxic Crusaders. The book tells about the Geoff Boycott, Big Daddy, and Suzie Dando annuals he produced, and the 22 years spent writing the Scorer picture-strip for the Daily Mirror. Barrie also reveals dealings with the top stars as they joined Tiger, to make the title one of the most famous comics in Britain.

Football Lexicon

Author : John Leigh
ISBN : UOM:39015059210560
Genre : Soccer
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Football And The English

Author : Dave Russell
ISBN : UOM:39015061333350
Genre : Soccer
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Association football has been a central feat ure of English life since late in the last century. This boo k combines a survey of the rapidly growing literature on the game''s history with new research, & analyses major changes which have taken place. '

Lions Of Wales

Author : Peter Jackson
ISBN : 1840180269
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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No nation has made a greater contribution to the Lions than Wales. During almost half a century since the end of the Second World War, they have truly provided the lion's share not just of members of the supporting cast but also of captains, coaches, and managers. This book features famous names and recounts prodigious deeds and unforgettable characters, such as Bobby Windsor, hooker in the invincible 1974 team. He and many others, from JPR Williams to Barry John, and Gareth Edwards to Phil Bennett, relive the epic matches and point to the decisive moments in the history of the Lions.

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