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The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Gary James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book provides a distinctive and original contribution to the historiography of sport, adding considerably to our understanding of the origins of soccer within the Manchester region. It is the ... More


Identity

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00016
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the first defining moment in Mancunian football, the 1904 FA Cup success, and its impact on the city’s footballing culture, considering how Manchester’s footballing identity ... More


Football as a business

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00015
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter highlights the growth of the professional game and supporting industries. The establishment of the Football League in 1888 had provided the conurbation’s clubs with examples of what ... More


Ruskin, Ruskinians, and City Art Galleries

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the men who tried to put John Ruskin's ideas into practice to bring art to Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester. The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery would be significantly ... More


Scandal and rights

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00017
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The main focus of this chapter is analysis of a major scandal which decimated Manchester City in 1906–7. As a direct result of the treatment of players during the 1906–7 bribe scandal, the Players’ ... More


A New Narrative: From Experience to Appreciation

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how new ideas in the early twentieth century gradually transformed the museums, as a new generation of directors and city councils reconceived of the collections as primarily ... More


Teaching Through Art: Beauty, Truth, and Story

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes how the municipal art museums in Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester continued the idea of art as providing a means of engaging with subject, story, and morality through ... More


Introduction

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter discusses the debates existing within the academic community on football’s origins, class issues and the role of football within a developing city such as Manchester. ... More


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