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The People's Game: The History of Football Revisited

James Walvin - History - 2014 - 224 pages
At the beginning of the twentieth century, soccer was widely accepted as the most popular game in the western world. In the space of a few decades, it had become the best ...
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English Urban Life: 1776-1851

James Walvin - Science - 2013 - 232 pages
The years between 1776 and 1851 are of profound importance for the social and urban historian. English town dwellers of the period experienced some fundamental changes in their ...
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The Slavery Reader, Volume 1

Gad J. Heuman, James Walvin - History - 2003 - 800 pages
The Slavery Reader brings together the most recent and essential writings on slavery. The focus is on Atlantic slavery – the enforced movement of millions of Africans from ...
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African's Life, 1745-1797: The Life and Times of Olaudah Equiano

James Walvin - History - 2000 - 340 pages
The autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, a prominent African in late 18th-century Britain, is quoted, anthologized and interpreted in dozens of books and articles. More than any ...
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A Short History of Slavery

James Walvin - History - 2007 - 272 pages
As we approach the bicentenary of the abolition of the Atlantic trade, Walvin has selected the historical texts that recreate the mindset that made such a savage institution ...
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