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The Old Firm : sectarianism, sport and society in Scotland

Author: William James Murray
Publisher: Edinburgh : John Donald Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1984, this book rapidly established itself as one of the classics of Scottish sports writing and the key work on the two giants of Scottish football. But it is far more than simply a history of two football clubs. The Old Firm is an account of the interaction of sport, politics and society from the formation of Rangers and Celtic at the end of the nineteenth century to the present day. At the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William James Murray
ISBN: 0859765423 9780859765428
OCLC Number: 46909225
Description: xvi, 320 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bill Murray.

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This text is an account of the interaction of sport, politics and society from the formation of Rangers and Celtic at the end of the 19th century, detailing the changes and rivalry of these two clubs.

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