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WRITTEN WITH OCCASIONALLY MOMENTS OF WIT AND SHARP CULTURAL with occasionally moments of wit and sharp cultural The first chapter had me thinking I was going to absolutely love the book but it ended up being good but not greatUnfortunately the book felt scattered and poorly organized There oesn t seem to be any thesis or through line like selected topics in English football Because of this the whole book is less than the sum of its parts chapters Some chapters veer completely of course from their presumed topic after just a page or two leaving you
wondering what you are reading about and why I highly recommend the first what you are reading about and why I highly recommend the first to those who want to learn about the businesseconomics and origins of the Premier League The other topics covered and origins of the Premier League The other topics covered interesting but are probably addressed better in other books with focus gender race international football British vs Home Country identies etc If you are not fairly obsessed with all things related English football then you The Game of Our Lives is a masterly portrait of soccer and contemporary Britain Soccer in the United Kingdom has evolved from a jaded working class tradition to a sport at the heart of popular culture from an economic mess to a booming entertainment industry that has conuered the world The changes in the game David Goldblatt shows uncannily mirror the evolution of British societyIn the 1980s soccer was escribed as a slum game played by slum people in slum stadiums Su.
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Ldblatt s own personal views on the given situations being escribed which has a 50 Years of Documenta 1955-2005 distinctive pro Irish Nationalist taint he has every right to hold those views but it isisappointing to see his own views take away from the factual accuracy of what he is Make Ink: A Foragers Guide to Natural Inkmaking discussingOtherwise this is an interesting read though you get the impression that he has perhaps bitten off than he can chew as some subjects seem to get brushed on without muchepth frankly this book could have been twice the length it is Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao due to the myriad of topics available under it s title I wish I thought of itGoldblatt is thorough and knowledgeable as always no fault to of itGoldblatt is thorough and knowledgeable as always no fault to found in his research But at times I felt stuck in a well written sociology thesis built on the standard academicpop political framework for modern Britain the assumption that Margaret Thatcher s tenure Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, destroyed everything that once was good and true about Britain wrenching itsestiny away from the social A Fine Mouse Band democratic paradise that should have been Gol. Rom the goals to the players to the managers to the money Goldblattescribes how the English Premier League EPL was forged in Margaret Thatcher's Britain by an alliance of the big clubs Arsenal Liverpool Manchester United Chelsea Tottenham Hotspur the Football Association and Rupert Murdoch's Sky TV Goldblatt argues that no social phenomenon traces the momentous economic social and political changes of post Thatcherite Britain in a illuminating manner than soccer and. ,
Ill likely find some chapters tedious or just uninteresting
Brilliance A simple word to escribe the immaculate amount of great research and effort put into the making ofA simple word to escribe the immaculate amount of great research and effort put into the making of book Good job David Goldblatt this is certainly a great accomplishment for all competitors to reckon with Disappointing Goldblatt has a brilliant mind can write very well and knows his onions Yet the book manages to be overambitious stretched too Thin And Wilfully Ignoring Many Pertinent Factors Of The Contemporary and wilfully ignoring many pertinent factors of the contemporary most notably booming football podcasting scene for instance Worse of
All There Is Kind Ofthere is kind of conclusion to it all This would have been a MUCH better book if Goldblatt had left the section on Northern Irish football out of it Why Simply because with this section he completely undoes the feeling you have previously in the book of it been well thought out and thoroughly well researched the section on Northern Irish football is littered with factual inaccuracies and coloured throughout with Go. Ch was the transformation over the following twenty five years that novelists politicians poets and bankers were all eclaring their footballing loyalties At one point the Palace let it be known that the ueen like her mother Prince Harry the chief rabbi and the archbishop of Canterbury was an Arsenal fan Soccer permeated the national life like little else an atavistic survivor ecked out in New Britain flash a social Totally Regressed (An ABDL Story) democratic game in a cutthroat profitriven worldF.