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Articles and book chapters 

‘Adidas and the creation of a transnational market for German athletic shoes, 1948-1978’ in Consumer Engineering, 1920s–1970s: Marketing between Expert Planning and Consumer Responsiveness, edited by Jan Logemann, Gary Cross, and Ingo Köhler (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).


‘The Production and Consumption of Lawn Tennis Shoes in Late Victorian Britain’, Journal of British Studies 55:3 (2016).


‘Transformative improvisation: The creation of the commercial skateboard shoe, 1960-1979’ in Skateboarding: Subcultures, Sites, and Shifts, edited by Kara-Jane Lombard  (Routledge, 2016).


‘German Sports Shoes, Basketball, and Hip Hop: The Consumption and Cultural Significance of the adidas “Superstar”, 1966-88’, Sport In History 35: 1 (2015).

‘Being bop: how the press shaped the cult of bebop’, Jazz Research Journal 1:2 (2007).


Michael Denning, Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution (London: Verso, 2015), History Workshop Journal 85 (2018).

Ondřej Ševeček and Martin Jemelka, eds., Company Towns of the Bat’a Concern (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2013), Urban History 41:3 (2014).

Kathy Peiss, Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011), Journal of American Studies 46:3 (2012).


Joseph G. Schloss, Foundation: B-Boys, B-Girls, and Hip-Hop Culture in New York (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009), Journal of American Studies 44:2 (2010).


Luis Alvarez, The Power of the Zoot: Youth Culture and Resistance during World War II (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008), Journal of American Studies 44:1 (2010).

Elaine Cardenas and Ellen Gorman, eds., The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture (Lanham MD: Lexington Books, 2007), Journal of American Studies 42:3 (2008).

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