Stamford Sports

Stamford Sports

Author: Stamford Historical Society

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738598086

Category: History

Page: 130

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At the turn of the 20th century, Stamford was fast becoming an industrial powerhouse, quickly earning its nickname of "The City That Works." As manufacturing boomed and drew thousands of immigrants to the city, sports clubs formed at an equally rapid pace. Stamford's large and thriving industrial league provided a means for those working six-day weeks to let off steam productively and enjoyably. Stamford Sports covers the history of sports in Stamford from its earliest baseball and basketball teams in the 1890s through the burgeoning of sports of all types for everyone, brought on by the passage of Title IX in the 1970s.

Sports Ticket

Sports Ticket

Author: Sportsfile

Publisher: Aesculus Press Ltd

ISBN: 1904328245


Page: 492

View: 392

Sports Ticket is the ultimate guide to the premier British and selected international sporting events for 2005, and plenty more besides. and venue, this book will make a visit to the action hassle free and more fun. showpieces in sport as well as enhancing the experience of regular events. Comprehensive guides include pointers, parking tips and travel information. If you want to make a holiday out of your sporting trip, the book provides tips on other local attractions, city information and recommendations for accommodation, wining and dining. World sporting action is also covered. 2005 features top European drama with home nations football teams in World Cup qualifying matches and far flung adventures with the British Lions in New Zealand. is an in-depth appendix to cover all the nagging pieces of information so often forgotten.

An American Town and the Vietnam War

An American Town and the Vietnam War

Author: Tony Pavia

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476674469

Category: History

Page: 274

View: 716

Hundreds of young Americans from the town of Stamford, Connecticut, fought in the Vietnam War. These men and women came from all corners of the town. They were white and black, poor and wealthy. Some had not finished high school; others had graduate degrees. They served as grunts and helicopter pilots, battlefield surgeons and nurses, combat engineers and mine sweepers. Greeted with indifference and sometimes hostility upon their return home, Stamford's veterans learned to suppress their memories in a nation fraught with political, economic and racial tensions. Now in their late 60s and 70s, these veterans have begun to tell their stories.

The Story of Men's Underwear

The Story of Men's Underwear

Author: Shaun Cole

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 9781780428826

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 460

Men’s fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress.The aestheticism of the body so highly valued by the Greeks seems to have regained a prominent place in the masculine world. Mirroring the evolution of society’s values, the history of underwear also highlights the continuous, dancing exchange that exists between women’s styles and men’s fashion. Undergarments are concealed, flaunted, stretched or shortened, establishing a game between yesterday’s illicit and today’s chic and thereby denouncing the sense of disgrace that these simple pieces of clothing used to betray. In this work, Shaun Cole endeavours to re-establish for the first time, through well-researched socio-economic analysis, the importance of men’s underwear in the history of costume from ancient times to today. A reflection of technological progress, this study is full of surprises and powerful reflections on man’s relationship with his body.