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How I came to write ‘This Sporting Life: Sport & Liberty in England’

How I came to write ‘This Sporting Life: Sport & Liberty in England 1760-1960‘ (OUP 2020).

Trials and tribulations of a historian who thought he knew what he was doing…

Robert Colls was born in South Shields and educated at the universities of Sussex and York. He came to Leicester in 1979 to work at Vaughan College and in the department of Adult Education. He was formerly professor of History at Leicester University, and at de Montfort University.
A Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society lecture
7:30pm
Hansom Hall, Leicester Adult Education College, 50-54 Belvoir St, Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL
Mon 18 Nov 2024

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