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Sport in Latin America and the Caribbean / Joseph L. Arbena and David G. LaFrance, editors.

Publication:
Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxi, 241 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Jaguar books on Latin America ; no. 23
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Subjects:
Sports -- Latin America.
Sports -- Caribbean Area.
Contents:
The Catholic Church and the origins of soccer in Costa Rica in the early 1900s / Chester Urbina Gaitán
The case of soccer in early twentieth-century Lima / Steve J. Stein
Soccer madness : futebol in Brazil / Joseph A. Page
Soccer conspiracies : Maradona, the CIA, and popular critique / Jeffrey Tobin
Three Kings Day in Consuelo : crickett, baseball, and the Cocolos in San Pedro de Macorís / Rob Ruck
Labor, the state, and professional baseball in Mexico in the 1980s / David G. LaFrance
Charreada : performance and interpretation of an equestrian folk tradition in Mexico and the United States / Kathleen M. Sands
Hosting the Summer Olympic Games : Mexico City, 1968 / Joseph L. Arbena
Sport in Cuba : Castro's last stand / Paula J. Pettavino and Geralyn Pye
The failure of Caribbean integration : lessons from grassroots basketball / Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle
Sport in Nicaragua, 1880-1926 / Richard V. McGehee
The history of Peruvian women's volleyball / Abelardo Sánchez-León
In search of the Latin American female athlete / Joseph L. Arbena.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Arbena, Joseph.
LaFrance, David G. (David Gerald), 1948-
ISBN:
084202820X (alk. paper)
0842028218 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
48144489