Naked Eye plans to publish David Pendleton’s new book Kick-off; The start of spectator sports as the first in its Potted Theses series.
Kick-off charts and analyses the experience of Bradford in relation to the national development of sport in the modern city and how spectator sport, in particular, helped shape personal and civic identities in a bourgeoning industrial community. What book place in Bradford in the latter half of the nineteenth century was nothing less than a sporting industrial revolution, whose effects remain with us to this day.
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