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Sport and identity in the North of England

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Published by Keele University Press in Keele, Staffordshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England, Northern.,
  • England, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- Social aspects -- England, Northern.,
    • Sports -- England, Northern -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Jeff Hill and Jack Williams.
      ContributionsHill, Jeff, 1943-, Williams, Jack, 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV706.5 .S6932 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL611692M
      ISBN 101853310824
      LC Control Number96208043

      Northern England, also known as the North of England or simply the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.. Northern England is bordered by the Midlands to the south. It extends from the Anglo-Scottish border in the north to near the River Trent in the south, although precise definitions of its southern extent vary.. Northern England approximately Constituent country: England.   This Kingdom of England had a distinct identity until it was subsumed into the United Kingdom of Great Britain in The establishment of devolved parliaments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales after gave those constituent parts of the United Kingdom their own political identity.

      Polley, Martin () Sport and national identity in contemporary England. In, Porter, Dilwyn and Smith, Adrian (eds.) Sport and National Identity in the Post-War Cited by:   For, when England's national team ceases to exist as a viable entity – as it did at the weekend – the nation and, to some extent, its national identity goes with it.

      For example, Guy Fawkes Night (November 5) commemorates a Roman Catholic conspiracy to blow up the Houses of Parliament in , and Saint George ’s Day (April 23) honours England’s patron saint—though the holiday is barely celebrated at all in England, in marked contrast to the celebrations in Wales, Scotland.   Miners contributed significantly to the economic success of the north-east during this time, yet living conditions in the mining villages were 'horrendous'. Sport and recreation were essential to bring meaning and pleasure to mining families, and were fundamental to the complex social relationships within and between : Alan Metcalfe.


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Sport and identity in the north of England. This book explores the way in which sport has expressed and consolidated senses of identity in the north of England, UK, demonstrating how individuals and groups have been able to subscribe to a variety of identities even though these may reflect the conflicting loyalties and assumptions.

About the author () Jeffrey Hill is Associate Head of Itnernational Studies and Professor of Historical and Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Sport and identity in the North of England. [Jeff Hill; Jack Williams;] -- "Sport has been a vital component in the cultural life of Northern England for the past two centuries.

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with the region of northern England. Sports like fell running, brutally tough and determinedly non-commercial, are an important part of this regional sense of identity.

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Hill, Jeff, ; Williams, Jack, Book. English. Published Keele: Keele University Press, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at Kimberlin. This item is not reservable because: Sports England History; Identity (Psychology). Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sport and identity in the North of England.

Keele, Staffordshire: Keele University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Hill; Jack Williams. Book Description. The role of both sport and tourism in the (re)creation and (re)presentation of national identities is well established, yet relatively little work has critically explored the inter-relationship between sport, tourism and the creation and maintenance of national identities.

: Thinking Northern: Textures of Identity in the North of England. (Spatial Practices) (): Christoph Ehland: Books. A brief history of Sport in North East England. Sport in the North East to EARLY FOOTBALL.

No evidence supports the belief that Romans introduced football to the region although some annual Shrove Tuesday games at Alnwick, Chester-le-Street and Sedgefield may have pre-Norman origins.

Football is recorded as early as when a man was killed during a match near Morpeth, but. Sport is now a major industry -- and one of increasing importance throughout both the developed and developing world -- but, until now, it has received little serious attention from anthropologists.

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– Football Field, 1 November Google ScholarAuthor: Dave Russell. The Minister for Sport and Tourism and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have responsibility for sport in England. The role of sport in the formation of an English identity [ edit ] England, like the other nations of the United Kingdom, competes as a separate nation in.

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