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A History Of Football In 100 Objects

Pub Date : 2012-10-04 | Author : Gavin Mortimer | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847659057
ISBN 13 : 1847659055

What does a turnip have in common with a pair of 500 sunglasses? They've both played a pivotal role in football history. Following on from Neil MacGregor's groundbreaking The Histo..


Mammoth Book Of The World Cup

Pub Date : 2014-03-20 | Author : Nick Holt | Publisher : Robinson

ISBN 10 : 9781472110510
ISBN 13 : 147211051X

An all-encompassing, chronological guide to football's World Cup, one of the world's few truly international events, in good time for the June 2014 kick-off in Rio de Janeiro. From..


A History Of Cricket In 100 Objects

Pub Date : 2013-06-06 | Author : Gavin Mortimer | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847659590
ISBN 13 : 1847659594

Once the preserve of the English, now, for nations the world over, summertime means cricket bats to be oiled, rain forecasts analysed and tea in the pavilion. Cricket has enthralle..


A History Of The World In 100 Objects

Pub Date : 2011-10-06 | Author : Neil MacGregor | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141966830
ISBN 13 : 0141966831

This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through..


A History Of American Sports In 100 Objects

Pub Date : 2016-10-11 | Author : Cait Murphy | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465097753
ISBN 13 : 0465097758

Beautifully designed and carefully curated, a fascinating collection of the things that shaped the way we live and play in America What artifact best captures the spirit of America..


A History Of The World In 100 Objects

Pub Date : 2011-10-06 | Author : Neil MacGregor | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141966830
ISBN 13 : 0141966831

This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through..