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- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 62.00
The game of football has played a key role in shaping and cementing senses of national identity throughout the world. As any seasoned traveller can attest, the quickest entry into most cultures is by talking football or attending a match. The game is a prism for both witnessing and interacting with identities and cultures. Aware that the game may afford... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
A fascinating examination of the UltraS - the Italian hardcore, neo-fascist fans attached to the two main football clubs in Rome - the Boys at AS Roma and the Irriducibili at SS Lazio. This is a unique and terrifying study of a group that had not been examined in depth before now. more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 20.49
R.H. Tawney is an iconic thinker in British left-wing circles, whose writings during the early-mid 20th century helped to forge the direction of democratic socialist thinking and Labour Party policies.This book provides a fresh and accessible guide to the ideas of Tawney for new readers and to set straight the record of what Tawneys political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
What can the history of a nation's football reveal about that nation's wider political and socio-cultural identity? How can the study of local football culture help us to understand the powerful international forces at play within the modern game? Based on long-term and detailed ethnographic research, this book uses Malta as a critical case study... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world?s biggest single-city cultural event. While the Olympics and other sport mega-events have received growing levels of academic investigation from a variety of disciplinary approaches, relatively little is known about how such occasions are experienced directly by local host communities and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Often seen as the host nation's largest ever logistical undertaking, accommodating the Olympics and its attendant security infrastructure brings seismic changes to both the physical and social geography of its destination. Since 1976, the defence of the spectacle has become the central feature of its planning, one that has assumed even greater prominence... more...
- Gallery Books 2015; US$ 18.00
A blockbuster anthology of original, blood-curdling vampire fiction from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, including Charlaine Harris, whose novels were adapted into HBO?s hit show True Blood , and Scott Smith, publishing his first work since The Ruins . Before being transformed into romantic heroes and soft, emotional antiheroes,... more...