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Want Some Aggro

Author : Cass Pennant
ISBN : 1844544036
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In this enthralling investigation, Micky Smith, a die-hard Hammers fan, teams with bestselling author and former member of the InterCity Firm (ICF), Cass Pennant to recall the turbulent 1970s—a time of skinheads, Doc Martens, and mobs of soccer hooligans. Thrilling, dramatic, and brutally honest, this work will fascinate any soccer fan or social historian.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walls Come Tumbling Down

Author : Daniel Rachel
ISBN : 9781447272700
Genre : Music
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Walls Come Tumbling Down charts the pivotal period between 1976 and 1992 that saw politics and pop music come together for the first time in Britain's musical history; musicians and their fans suddenly became instigators of social change, and 'the political persuasion of musicians was as important as the songs they sang'. Through the voices of campaigners, musicians, artists and politicians, Daniel Rachel follows the rise and fall of three key movements of the time: Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone, and Red Wedge, revealing how they all shaped, and were shaped by, the music of a generation. Composed of interviews with over a hundred and fifty of the key players at the time, Walls Come Tumbling Down is a fascinating, polyphonic and authoritative account of those crucial sixteen years in Britain's history.
Category: Music

Tribal Play

Author : Kevin Young
ISBN : 9780762312931
Genre : Social Science
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Traceable as far back as the work of the path-breaking Chicago School of Sociology in the 1920s and 1930s, subculture and counterculture have long been conceptual staples of the discipline. Implemented originally to designate and describe smaller, often deviant or delinquent, groups within larger social communities, the terms gained pace in their use in mid-twentieth century criminological research, and especially with the development of Cultural Studies in the United Kingdom in the 1970s, where they became widely used to describe processes of social class-based opposition, resistance and protest. More recently, sociologists have moved beyond a strict conformity-resistance model in accounting for the behaviour of sub-communities that coalesce around particular values, behaviours, or preferences.Indeed, contemporary sociological research has raised the possibility that the term subculture in particular may have entirely outgrown its usefulness. While the term counterculture has also languished, there is no doubt that the sorts of social groups to which these terms have historically referred are more extensive and colourful than ever. Certainly this is the case in sport. Put simply, all societies are replete with their own versions of Tribal Play which encompass and represent wider social patterns, processes, and struggles.This volume is a collection of 16 readings on aspects of sub-community life in sport that showcases the breadth and depth of sport subcultural research by a group of international scholars representing varied theoretical and methodological orientations. Some of the sport communities examined include soccer hooligans, endurance athletes, disabled athletes, environmentally conscious surfers, and X-Games participants.This fourth volume in th
Category: Social Science

Aggro

Author : Peter E. Marsh
ISBN : UOM:39015002369422
Genre : Aggressiveness
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Category: Aggressiveness

Uncut Confetti

Author : John Hegley
ISBN : UOM:39015064690871
Genre : English poetry
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Includes work, from the funny to the sad, the personal to the philosophical, this volume has an autobiographical strand, and some reflections on John's father. It also includes animal-related poems, and drawings accompanied by a photograph or two.
Category: English poetry

Rolling With The 6 57 Crew The True Story Of Pompey S Legendary Football Fans

Author : Cass Pennant
ISBN : 9781782192381
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Portsmouth's 6.57 Crew, named for the time of the train they took to away games, were the most talked-about casual football firm of the 1980s and 1990s. Labelled 'the worst in the land' by the police, this is pompey's true shocking story. For the first time, the firm's insiders reveal the truth behind the tabloid headlines. Cass Pennant is the best-selling author of Want Some Aggro?, Congratulations You Have Just Met the ICF, and a hugely successful autobiography, Cass. Rob Silvester tavelled on the 6.57 train many times and became a part of the notorious group of fans. As a no-holds-barred look into a world of turmoil and violence, this is an unsurpassed book. It's required reading not only for football fans, but also those who want to know the amazing facts about a social phenomenon that changed the face of British culture.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Diverse World Views In An English Village

Author : Nigel Rapport
ISBN : UOM:39015029879825
Genre : Social Science
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A fascinating, highly readable anthropological account of the way the inhabitants of a small English village come to conceive of the world--how they imagine there is such a thing as "society" and such a thing as an "individual." Contrary to the expectations engendered by theory, social life appears as chaotic, multiple, and contradictory--a muddling through, facilitated by the ambiguous relationship between the formal appearance of behaviors and the actuality of their personal interpretation. Distributed by Columbia U. Press. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Social Science

Aggro Moves

Author : Troy Bannon
ISBN : 0440405068
Genre : Skateboarding
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The Street Wizards face tough competition from the other skateboard hotshots in San Carlos--the Pipe Riders and the all-girl gang, the Shooters--and tough opposition from the dangerous group, Parents Against Skateboarding.
Category: Skateboarding

Cass He S Been Run Through With A Sword He S Been Shot At Point Blank Range He S Got A Reputation And Respect As One Of The Hardest Men In Britain

Author : Cass Pennant
ISBN : 9781782192374
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Cass Pennant is a man who lets his fist do the talking. One of the hardest men in Britain, he lives his life on the edge of the law, giving respect where it is due, and dishing out retribution upon anyone who dares to cross him. Cass's life story reads like a Hollywood gangster movie. He tells the amazing stories of how he once saved the life of World Boxing Champion Frank Bruno; how he was shot 3 times in the chest in a South London nightclub; and how he was alleged to have been the leader of the notorious West Ham 'InterCity Firm'. His remarkable life story has been made into a film released in May 2008.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

World Of Warcraft Warlords Of Draenor Signature Series Strategy Guide

Author : BradyGames
ISBN : 9780241198339
Genre : Games & Activities
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Past and present collide in World of Warcraft's newest expansion, Warlords of Draenor. Players must mount a charge on Draenor and defeat the Iron Horde before the future is unmade. With a level 90 character boost and the level cap raised to 100, players can join and take their place among Warcraft's finest. The expansion introduces Garrisons, personal fortresses for players to build and manage, along with all new dungeons, raids, world bosses, challenge modes, scenarios, and more!
Category: Games & Activities

Congratulations You Have Just Met The Icf

Author : Cass Pennant
ISBN : 9781782192367
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Inter City Firm...hard, terrifyingly vicious, brilliantly organised, tremendously feared and hihgly fashionable. They were the most notorious firm of the Seventies and Eighties football hooligans this country has ever seen. For the first time ever, all the aces of the West Ham firm reveal their memories and thoughts about the violence, the battles, the campaigns, the run-ins with the authorities, and all that came with it. Bestselling author Cass Pennant was one of the best-known figures of the I.C.F. He has used his unique position as a West Ham insider to bring together these first-hand accounts of the men who were at the eye of the storm, both on and of the terraces. These tales from the terraces range from the inflamed East End rivalry with Millwall, to the she-end battles with Chelsea, from aggravation at Anfield's Kop to the disaster in Heysel. These stories unfold against a backdrop of sharp fashion and music, such as The Cockney Rejects and Sham 69 that became the hallmark of the hoolifans.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ntc S Dictionary Of American Slang And Colloquial Expressions

Author : Richard Spears
ISBN : 9780071392044
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive slang dictionary has more than 800 new expressions. Realistic example sentences--provided for each sense of every entry--show how expressions are used in current, everyday American English. Pronunciations and cautionary notes are provided as needed, and a Phrase-Finder Index helps users locate entries quickly.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Army Of Two

Author : Michael Knight
ISBN : 0761558373
Genre : Games & Activities
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Prima has the intel you need to fight hard, stay strong, and cash in. •Battle-tested tactics •Co-op combat strategies for becoming an army of two •Tips to make the most of Aggro and the full range of tactics at your disposal •Stats on all weapons and upgrades •Detailed mission walkthroughs for single and co-op play •Preview of theArmy of Two: Dirty Moneygraphic novel
Category: Games & Activities

Horizons

Author : Phillip Marcus
ISBN : 0744002982
Genre : Games & Activities
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BradyGames' Horizons: Empires of Istaria Official Strategy Guide provides expert strategies for the game. Fundamental information for the nine playable races is included in an easy-to-understand format. Complete coverage of the open-ended school-based skill system is also provided. Advanced community building tools, and more!
Category: Games & Activities

Terrace Legends The Most Terrifying And Frightening Book Ever Written About Soccer Violence

Author : Cass Pennant
ISBN : 9781782192350
Genre : True Crime
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Meet the men who, for decades, have ruled the football terraces. They are the faces behind the biggest firms in football history; behind the rucks, the rules and the respect. They have caused chaos for the public and the press and struck fear into rival fans that have crossed their path. In this ground-breaking book, the men behind the mobs have joined forces to reveal their experiences as key figures in the most notorious terrace fights. Never before has such a wide-ranging book on this phenomenon appeared because never before have the men of violence been prepared to co-operate. From the bovver boys of the sixties and seventies to the football casuals of the eighties, the names central to the biggest firms - the names that were to become the stuff that terrace legends were made of - have all been tracked down and interviewed. They tell their stories in this essential book.
Category: True Crime

Dictionary Of Contemporary Slang

Author : Tony Thorne
ISBN : 9781408102206
Genre : Reference
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With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this convenient paperback edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the ever-changing underworld of the English language, bringing back intriguing examples of eccentricity and irreverence from the linguistic front-line. "Thorne is a kind of slang detective, going down the streets where other lexicographers fear to tread." Daily Telegraph
Category: Reference