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Uppies and Downies : the extraordinary football games of Britain

Author: Hugh Hornby; Simon Inglis
Publisher: Swindon : English Heritage, ©2008.
Series: Played in Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed and superbly illustrated account of some of British football's most unusual games, Looks at the nation's most eccentric football variants and analyses them as part of a collective  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Hornby; Simon Inglis
ISBN: 9781905624645 1905624646
OCLC Number: 156832052
Description: 188 pages : illustrations (some color maps, portraits (some color) ; 21 x 22 cm.
Contents: Uppies and DowniesHistoryThe SeasonChristmas and New YearKirkwallHaxeyShrovetideAshbourneAtherstoneSedgefieldAlnwickScottish Border gamesHobkirkJedburghAncrumDenholmDunsCornish hurlingSt Columb MajorSt IvesEasterHollatonWorkingtonSchool gamesConclusions
Series Title: Played in Britain.
Responsibility: Hugh Hornby ; edited by Simon Inglis.

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