Franklin

Sport in Latin American society : past and present / editors, J.A. Mangan and LaMartine P. DaCosta.

Publication:
London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2002.
Series:
Sport in the global society
Format/Description:
Book
x, 210 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Sports -- Latin America -- History.
Sports -- Social aspects -- Latin America.
Contents:
The early evolution of modern sport in Latin America: a mainly English middle-class inspiration? / J.A. Mangan
The later evolution of modern sport in Latin America: the North American influence / Joseph L. Arbena
Tribulations and achievements: the early history of Olympism in Argentina / Cesar R. Torres
Fútbol, politicians and the people: populism and politics in Argentina / Vic Duke and Liz Crolley
Baseball arguments: aficionismo and masculinity at the core of Cubanidad / Thomas Carter
The crisis of Brazilian football: perspectives for the twenty-first century / Cesar Gordon and Ronaldo Helal - Sport in Latin America from past to present: a European perspective / Robert Chappell
Epilogue: hegemony, emancipation, and mythology / Lamartine P. DaCosta.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mangan, J. A.
Costa, Lamartine Pereira da.
ISBN:
0714651265 (cloth)
0714681520 (paper)
OCLC:
47625267
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