A Cultural and Social History of Modern Football
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".. An excellent introduction to some of the most important themes in football history The depth of research, in addition to the accessibility of language, makes it a must-read."—Souvik Naha, ETH Zurich, Journal of Sport History
"This is an extremely readable account woven around a number of fascinating events (mainly matches), explained so lucidly that even general readers will find it appealing The depth of research, in addition to the accessibility of language, makes it a must-read."—Journal of Sports History
"This fascinating history of football in its social and cultural context offers many fresh insights. Grounded in sound scholarship, but written in an engaging and accessible style, it will be of considerable interest to football fans as well as being a core text for courses in sports history." - Wyn Grant, University of Warwick and coeditor ofThe Transformation of European Football, blogs at Addicks Championship Diary and The Political Economy of Football."
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