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BROOKING, Trevor (David) (<i>born</i> 1948), football broadcaster, since 1984; Director of Football Development, Football Association, 2004–14

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 131 words.

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BUTLER, Edward Thomas (<i>born</i> 1957), broadcaster, journalist and writer

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 85 words.

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carnivalesque

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Mikhail Bakhtin, a Russian linguist and literary critic writing in the first half of the 20th century, used this term to characterize writing that depicts the de-stabilization or reversal...

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FRANCIS, Dick (1920 - 2010), author

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Air Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure. 264 words.

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FRANCOME, John (<i>born</i> 1952), writer; racing presenter, Channel 4 Television, until 2012; first jockey to F. T. Winter, 1975–85

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 192 words.

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Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literature.

(1778–1852)

A German Prussian gymnastics educator, the inventor of Turnen, who allied a belief in the benefits of physical exercise to a creed of collective nationalism. Widely...

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function

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology — Literature.

Although the use of the concepts of function and functionalism is usually associated with the work of Talcott Parsons in modern sociology, there is a long tradition of functional...

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futurology

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

The activity of predicting the state of the world at some future time, by extrapolating from present trends. Mainly a pseudo-science, given the complexities of social, political, economic,...

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GREENWAY, Harry (<i>born</i> 1934)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Intellectual History; Literature. 469 words.

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JAMES, Naomi (Christine) (<i>born</i> 1949), author and philosopher; former yachtswoman

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Intellectual History; Literature. 220 words.

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