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Rodney Marsh: The Making of a Maverick Footballer

Dominic Standish

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Rodney Marsh is a British footballer who found his sporting success in his home country and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. This chapter frames Marsh as a maverick, as a result of his ... More


Fool’s Gold, Hooch, and Mutiny

Charles Officer and Jake Page

in A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the voyages of Martin Frobisher to the Arctic, and his search for the rock that produces essence of gold. Frobisher was the first Englishman to seek the Northwest Passage. ... More


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