A Social History Of Tennis In Britain

Author: Robert J. Lake
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131760573X
Size: 56.30 MB
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This book is important and fascinating reading for anybody with an interest in the history of sport or British social history.

Tennis Cultural History

Author: Heiner Gillmeister
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780718501952
Size: 13.51 MB
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Supported by a startling wealth of linguistic and documentary research, Gillmeister charts the global evolution of tennis from its origins in the early Middle Ages to the appearance of the modern game in the 20th century.

A Terrible Splendor

Author: Marshall Jon Fisher
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 030745214X
Size: 11.32 MB
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A book like no other in its weaving of social significance and athletic spectacle, this soul-stirring account is ultimately a tribute to the strength of the human spirit. From the Hardcover edition.

Life After Dark

Author: Dave Haslam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857207008
Size: 54.88 MB
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They can define a town, a city or a generation, and breed scenes and bands that change music history. In Life After DarkDave Haslam reveals and celebrates a definitive history of significant venues and great nights out.

Britain And The Americas

Author: Will Kaufman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851094318
Size: 72.21 MB
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Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of the impacts of the close ties between Britain and the whole of the Americas, examining Britain's cultural and political legacy to the nations of the New World, and how the Americas have in turn influenced ...

The Face Of Britain

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241963710
Size: 16.52 MB
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Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series The Face of Britain and the major National Portrait Gallery exhibition Churchill and his painter locked in a struggle of stares and glares; ...

A Fiery Furious People

Author: James Sharpe
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446456137
Size: 43.33 MB
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The outlaw's song has surely never been better rendered.’ Times Literary Supplement From the tragic tale of Mary Clifford, whose death at the hands of her employer scandalised Georgian London, to an account of the violent activities of ...

Social Class In The 21st Century

Author: Mike Savage
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141978929
Size: 20.64 MB
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In this book Mike Savage and the team of sociologists responsible for the Great British Class Survey look beyond the labels to explore how and why our society is changing and what this means for the people who find themselves in the margins ...

We Danced All Night

Author: Martin Pugh
Size: 16.95 MB
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Distinguished historian Martin Pugh offers a colourful and controversial revisionist history of Britain in the 1920s-30s.