Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story

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The story of the creation of Britain's national game has often been told. According to the accepted wisdom, the refined football games created by English public schools in the 1860s subsequently became the sports of the masses. Football, The First Hundred Years , provides a revisionist history of the game, challenging previously widely-accepted beliefs. Harvey argues that established football history does not correspond with the facts. Football, as played by the 'masses' prior to the adoption of the public school codes is ...

Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415350198

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Football: The First Hundred Years: The Untold Story 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415350181

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