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Irish Soccer Migrants: a Social and Cultural History


This book looks at the experiences and achievement levels of Irish-born football migrants to Britain and further afield. In particular, it draws on interviews with twenty-four Irish-born footballers, each of whom has played league football in England or Scotland in the 1945-2010 period. This is the first book to utilise these migrants as a quantitative source, and to illustrate their experiences within the context of the Irish diaspora. It builds on a comprehensive range of databases to…


Irish Soccer Migrants

Pub Date : 2017-09 | Author : Conor Curran | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 178205216X
ISBN 13 : 9781782052166

This book looks at the experiences and achievement levels of Irish-born post-war soccer migrants to Britain. It draws on interviews with thirty Irish-born soccer players, each of w..


Goethe S Faust

Pub Date : 1986-01-01 | Author : Jane K. Brown | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801493900
ISBN 13 : 9780801493904

Provides a fresh interpretation of the nineteenth-century German masterpiece, describes Goethe's attitudes towards writers, composers, and artists, and suggests that he saw all art..



Lovers And Strangers

Pub Date : 2017-08-31 | Author : Clair Wills | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141974965
ISBN 13 : 0141974966

TLS BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 'Generous and empathetic ... opens up postwar migration in all its richness' Sukhdev Sandhu, Guardian 'Groundbreaking, sophisticated, original, open-mind..


Censorship In Ireland 1939 1945

Pub Date : 1996-01-01 | Author : Donal Ó Drisceoil | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105019128185
ISBN 13 :

"This is the first major study of Ireland's Emergency censorship which was in place for the duration of the Second World War. Drawing largely on primary source material which has o..



Football In France

Pub Date : 2003-04-01 | Author : Geoff Hare | Publisher : Berg Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1859736572
ISBN 13 : 9781859736579

France's performance in the 2002 World Cup brought back painful memories of a time when France was a weak contender in world and European football -- a time when national or club t..


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