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Sport and Ireland: A History

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Sport & Ireland: A History

By Paul Rouse

This book presents a history of sport in Ireland—it is located within Irish political, social, and cultural history, and within the global history of sport. There are aspects of Ireland’s sporting history that are uniquely Irish, but it is a history of play shared with other societies, near and far. This book offers a unique insight into the British Empire in Ireland; it also assesses the relationship between sport and national identity ... Read more


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October 13, 2015

Oxford author wins 2015's Nobel Prize for Economics

Professor Angus Deaton, whose works are available on Oxford Scholarship Online, wins this year's most prestigious award in economics

October 12, 2015

A mapping of musical modernity

What is it about classical music that can still resonate in modern times? OSO author, Professor Julian Johnson, discusses ...

October 6, 2015

Women in the history of philosophy

Jacqueline Broad, author of The Philosophy of Mary Astell, asks - what role did women play in the history of philosophy?